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Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval with Lee Nguyen

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Q: What's the difference between a pre-qualification and a pre-approval? A pre-qualification does a very quick skim of your credit report, with a rough estimate of your income and your…
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Credit Tips with Mark Villano

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Q: How to improve my credit score? First, everyone’s credit history is different, so make sure you have a VA Specialty Lender pull your credit and run a Credit Simulator…
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Mortgage Terms Glossary

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Escrow and equity? LTV and DTI? Pre-qualification and pre-approval? What’s it all mean? Get the answers to your questions here with our mortgage terms glossary. 2/1 Buy Down Mortgage: The…
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Dos & Don’ts of the Loan Process

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DOS & DON'TS OF THE LOAN PROCESS Whether buying a new home, or refinancing your existing home, the loan process is vitally important. Beyond all the paperwork, there are many…
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Starting the Loan Process

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STARTING THE LOAN PROCESS By now, you’ve obtained your lender, you’ve gotten pre-approved, and you’ve found your dream home. It is time to start the loan process! Your licensed loan…
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What Is A VA Home Loan?

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WHAT IS A VA HOME LOAN? The VA home loan is a loan provided by a participating lender like Veterans Lending Group and is guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs…
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Should I Buy or Rent?

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SHOULD I BUY OR RENT? Deciding whether to buy or rent can be difficult. Your lifestyle, financial situation and long-term plans should all factor in to your decision. Oftentimes, the…
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