Virtual tours are more critical than ever with open houses and in-person home tours on hold across much of the country because of the coronavirus. Here are five tips to help VA buyers get the most from remote showings during this unprecedented homebuying season.
Most lenders are guided by credit score minimums. For VA home loans, VA lenders often look for a score of 660 or higher, but potential VA borrowers with low credit may still be able to obtain a VA loan. Check out this list of credit score requirements for VA loans, FHA loans, USDA loans and conventional loans.
Rainwater catchment systems are typically a no-go with the VA loan. However, in Hawaii, these systems are common and may meet the VA's appraisal guidelines.