VA Loans

VA Loans are a popular VA Benefit of Military Service to buy homes and refinance homes in Los Angeles.   VA Loans require ZERO down payment up to the Los Angeles county VA Loan Limit – $679,650, and require NO Monthly Mortgage Insurance.   VA Loans are also forgiving in regards to Credit Scores, VA Loans are available after Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, and Short Sale.

Los Angeles VA Guaranteed Home Loans are made by Private Lenders.   The VA, ie the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs guarantees VA loans for eligible Los Angeles Veterans to purchase a Single Family Home, Condominium, or 2-4 unit multi-family home.  The VA guaranty protects the Lender against loss if the Veteran fails to repay the loan due to hardship.   No down payment is required on most VA guaranteed home loans and the Veteran borrower usually receives a competitive interest rate compared with conventional loans.

Here are some of the benefits with VA loans for Los Angeles Veterans:

  • 100% VA Purchase Loan up to $679,5050 in Los Angeles for 2018
  • Zero down payment required – up to the County VA Loan Limit – $679k
  • Closing costs are typically lower than conventional or FHA Loans
  • NO PMI
  • No Prepayment Penalties
  • Competitive fixed interest rates
  • A loans can be used to purchase Condo’s, Single Family Homes, Townhomes, PUD’s, &  2-4 Units
VA Loans After Financial Hardship:
  • VA Loans available in as little as 2 yrs after Bankruptcy Discharge
  • VA Loans available in as little as 2 yrs after Foreclosure
  • VA Loans available in as little as 2 yrs after Short Sale
  • Short Sales that had no late Mortgage Payments prior to date of sale may be eligible sooner than 2 yrs.
  • Available up to $1m for qualified Buyers and Borrowers
VA Jumbo Loan info for Los Angeles
  • VA Jumbo Loans allow higher 100% financing for VA Loans – Up to $679,650 in Los Angeles
  • Available up to $1.5M with an accompanying down payment
  • You can exceed the county VA loan limits by contributing a down payment (usually smaller than what is required on conventional or FHA Loans)  (also a great option for VA Jumbo Refinances)
  • More VA Jumbo Loans info here.
  • VA Jumbo loans can be used to purchase Condo’s, Single Family Homes, Townhomes, PUD’s, &  2-4 Units
VA IRRRL Streamline Refinance Info for Los Angeles:
  • Los Angeles VA IRRRL Streamlines – available to lower your interest rate without income verification
  • VA IRRRL Streamline Refinances are available for Non-Owner, Investment, or Rental Homes
  • Our VA Jumbo IRRRL Streamline Refinances are not limited to the Los Angeles County 2018 VA Loan Limit.

Check out the California County VA Loan Limits

VA Loans do not require mortgage insurance, however the VA requires a funding fee to issue a guarantee to a private lender against future VA borrower default on a mortgage.

The VA Funding Fee can be Financed into the loan (typical) or paid in cash by the buyer or seller.

Los Angeles Veterans with a 10% or higher VA Disability Rating are EXEMPT from the VA Funding Fee – please ask to see if you qualify.

VA loans can be used to buy a home, refinance your home, consolidate debts, or just lower your interest rate.

VA Loans require a  Certificate of Eligibility from the VA.  which must be obtained to qualify for a VA loan,  we can assist you with obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility or even a copy of your DD-214,  Honorable Discharge.

Call us to get started and get started on your VA Loan.   866-900-2342 Toll Free Direct or Get Started Online Here.