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27 November 2017
A shortage of home appraisers and other problems are hurting the VA mortgage loan program so much that some veterans are reportedly choosing other loans with higher costs.
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27 March 2017
Appraisals take time and money, but a a growing trend toward automated appraisals promises to make the mortgage process faster and cheaper for borrowers.
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19 July 2016
Though it isn't easy, it's possible to appeal a low home value appraisal that's preventing you from refinancing your mortgage.
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11 November 2015
The federal government isn't well known for cutting red tape and reducing bureaucratic obstacles.Recent changes in the VA home loan[[sitetree_link,id=1372]] program, however, may be turning that perception around a bit.
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5 October 2015
Like many types of loans that were easy to get years ago during the housing crisis, home equity loans and other loans to cash out on equity in rental properties were relatively easy to get.Now, not so much.
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16 February 2015
A low appraisal can derail a home sale, block a refinance or swallow up expected financial gains from the sale of your home.So what can you do about it?.
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1 December 2014
VA home loans have many advantages for veterans and service members, including up to 100 percent financing, low loan rates and closing costs, and no private mortgage insurance.
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10 July 2014
Whether you're trying to sell your home or refinance your mortgage loan, you won't succeed if your residence doesn't appraise for the right value.
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4 November 2013
In trying to get a mortgage when buying a home, there are some home problems that can be overcome by a handyman - leaking pipes, broken doors and water stains on walls, for example.
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7 April 2011
Keep these strategies in mind if you are hoping to get the highest appraisal value on your home before a refinance.
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31 March 2011
Use these four tips from a professional appraiser to make your home appraise for more and increase its appeal to potential buyers.
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