• VA makes it easier to buy a home on tribal land

    VA is focusing on improving the Native American Direct Loan (NADL) by increasing outreach to Native American tribes. VA Loan Guaranty Service strives to ensure consistent open communication to all Native Americans on tribal land to improve the overall experience for the more than 70,000 Native American and Pacific Islander Veterans eligible for the program.

  • Veteran eligibility and access to VA home loans expanded

    New changes passed by Congress and signed by the President have expanded eligibility and access to the Department of Veteran Affairs’ home loan program.

  • Borne the Battle #240: Benefits Breakdown: Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL)

    Home interest rates are at historic lows and VA home loans offer lower rates than any other type of home loan. Navy Veteran John Bell, deputy director of the VA Loan Guaranty Service, joins Borne the Battle to break down VA’s Interest Rate Reduction and Refinance Loan (IRRRL), mortgage refinancing, VA home loans and how they help Veterans stay in their homes.

  • New survey shows Veterans are optimistic about homebuying, finances in 2021

    Guest post: After a booming home market in 2020, a new survey shows that Veterans are optimistic about homebuying and finances in 2021.

  • VA extends existing moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures and extends loan forbearance opportunities

    Relief is on the way for Veterans with VA-backed home loans and who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. VA today announced that it would extend a postponement of evictions and foreclosures for VA borrowers.

  • Borne the Battle Bonus Episode: Home Loan Forbearance Protections Extended

    This bonus episode of Borne the Battle features Army Veteran and Assistant Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Office of Service Member Affairs Jim Rice and Assistant Director of the CFPB Office of Mortgage Markets Mark McArdle. Rice and McArdle break down home loan protections in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

  • VA guarantees more than 1 million home loans in record year

    VA announced Oct. 28 that it achieved a record year […]

  • The VA home loan is the best deal, bar none

    The VA home loan is available for eligible Veterans, service members and certain surviving spouses. And, no down payment is ever required by VA.

  • CARES Act Extends VA Home Loan Pre-Foreclosure Options

    The CARES Act helps Americans economically impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by helping homeowners avoid home foreclosure.

  • Your Next VA Home Loan

    On Jan. 1, 2020, it became easier for you to use your VA home loan benefit to purchase, refinance, or construct a home with no down payment, regardless of the cost of the home. The VA home county loan limits were eliminated as part of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 for Veterans and service members with full entitlement.

  • 2019: Big year with big changes ahead for VA loan program

    A year full of milestones for the historic VA loan program was also a big one for Veterans and military homebuyers nationwide.

  • VA home loan: Army SFC William Kopf didn’t expect to make history

    On its 75th anniversary, the VA home loan program continues to make a difference for Veterans and military families, and for generations to come.

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