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VA Pamphlet 26-4: The main purpose of the VA home loan program is to help veterans finance the purchase of homes with favorable loan terms and at a rate of interest which is competitive with the rate charged on other type of mortgage loans. This pamphlet should help you to understand what the Department of Veterans Affairs can and cannot do for the veteran home purchaser.
VA Pamphlet 26-6: This pamphlet is designed to help veterans planning to purchase or construct homes, particularly those veterans who intend to finance with a VA construction loan. It does not try to discuss the arguments for or against homeownership. It is up to each veteran to decide whether homeownership is best for his or her family.
VA Pamphlet 26-71-01: The questions and answers included in this pamphlet about this VA benefit are intended to cover major items of interest to veterans interested in buying a manufactured (mobile) home with a VA mortgage.
VA Pamphlet 26-93-1: VA direct home loans are available to eligible Native American veterans who wish to purchase or construct a home on trust lands with a VA mortgage.
VA guaranteed loans are made by private lenders, such as banks, savings & loans, or mortgage companies to eligible veterans for the purchase of a home which must be for their own personal occupancy. To to use this VA benefit, a veteran must apply to a lender.