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Veterans Affairs Mortgages: What You Need to Know about Them

VA mortgages make it easier for a veteran to get the funds to buy a home. The biggest selling point for VA loans is that they do not always need down payments.

Russell Brand Goes Off on Global Economic Apartheid

Revolution or ReLUV-OOshon? Max Keiser Hosts Global Activist Russell Brand and Goes Off on Global Issues

Veterans to Get Housing Help

Homeless on the streets of Boston, Jeremiah Pinto and his family moved to the Bronx where they jumped from shelter to shelter, struggling to regain some semblance of their former lives.

Eligibility for the VA Home Loan Program

You’ll need a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) before you can get a VA-backed loan. This section shows how you can apply for one.

Getting Approved For A VA Mortgage

Since 1944, the VA Loan Guaranty program has helped eligible veterans, surviving spouses and active duty servicemembers both buy homes and refinance them with access to affordable home loan financing and low downpayment hurdles.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – September 14, 2012

Dr. Susan Angell, director of VA’s Homeless Veterans Initiative, was recognized for her work to help end Veteran homelessness at the Partnership of Public Service’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Awards.

What You Need to Know About VA Loans

A VA loan doesn't require mortgage insurance, like Federal Housing Administration and conventional loans do with less than a 20 percent down payment.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 23, 2012

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will speak next week to the American Legion's national convention in Indianapolis, but only Romney will be there.

The History Behind VA Guaranteed Home Loans

The VA guaranteed home loan is a beneficial program guaranteed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enable qualifying veterans to obtain a new mortgage or refinance an existing one.

Bank Admits it Overcharged Troops on Mortgages

One of the nation's biggest banks — JP Morgan Chase — admits it has overcharged several thousand military families for their mortgages, including families of troops fighting in Afghanistan. The bank also tells NBC News that it improperly foreclosed on more than a dozen military families.

VA HOME LOANS: The Benefits of a VA Loan

The VA Home Loan Program has helped over 18 million veterans and active duty service members achieve homeownership since 1944. After over 65 years of service, the VA Home Loan Program remains one of the most progressive lending programs on the market continually striving to offer military members exclusive benefits they wouldn’t be able to find with other conventional lending programs.

VA HOME LOANS: Refinance Loans for Veterans

Although the housing market has plummeted in recent years, the record low interest rates have prompted many homeowners to refinance their mortgages with hopes...

VA HOME LOANS: What are the Requirements?

The VA Home Loan program has helped more than 19 million veterans become homeowners since 1944. Even during difficult economic times, VA loans made home buying a streamlined and relatively hassle-free process for military homebuyers.

VA HOME LOANS: Are You Eligible?

For almost 70 years, these loans have helped level the playing field for American service members. Today, the VA loan program is more important than ever before, as borrowers turn to safety, security and buying power of these government-backed loans.

VA Backs 19 Million Home Loans

With mortgage rates at historic lows, Veterans and military personnel continue to use the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loan program in record numbers to purchase a home or refinance their existing loans. “Home ownership is one of the foundations of the American dream,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. “VA is honored to administer a benefit that for two-thirds of a century has profoundly affected the lives of our Veterans, our military Servicemembers, and their families.”