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Occupancy Requirements Loan Articles

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    Is There A VA Loan Commuter Rule?

    In a sense, yes, there’s a commuter rule. But the VA does not explicitly describe distance requirements, leaving lenders to calculate commuter expenses on their own.

  • A senior veteran sits outside with his dog
    Occupancy Requirements and Military Retirement

    VA rules for occupancy require a veteran approved for a VA mortgage to move into the property within 60 days of closing the deal on the home. 

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    Reusing Your VA Loan Benefits

    Eligible veterans and military homebuyers can use the VA home loan benefit to buy a second home. See some examples and learn how to restore entitlement.