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Veteran-Focused Videos

VA Specially Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans and Wounded Warriors

08/07/2013 Duration - 3:30
Audience: Veterans
Description: VA Provides grants to Veterans and Servicemembers with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to help purchase or construct an adapted home, or modify an existing home to accommodate a disability. Two grant programs exist: the Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant and the Special Housing Adaptation (SHA) grant.

VA Specially Adaptive Housing Grants: Expanded Eligibility

08/07/2013 Duration - 2:29
Audience: Veterans
Description: VA provides grants to Servicemembers and Veterans with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to help purchase or construct an adapted home, or modify an existing home to accommodate a disability. Grant eligibility for Servicemembers and Veterans who are entitled to disability compensation for permanent and total disability due to blindness in both eyes has recently been expanded.

VA Native American Direct Home Loans

08/05/2013 Duration - 1:34
Audience: Veterans
Description: VA's Native American Direct Loan Program helps eligible Native American Veterans finance the purchase, construction, or improvement of homes on Federal Trust Land, or to reduce the interest rate on such a VA Loan.

VA Home Loans: What are MPRs?

08/05/2013 Duration - 2:42
Audience: Veterans
Description: VA helps Servicemembers, Veterans and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners by providing a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to help you buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for your own personal occupancy. Homes must undergo a VA appraisal and meet VA Minimum Property Requirements (MPRs) which provide general acceptability criteria for properties to ensure Veterans are moving into a safe, sound and sanitary home.

Eligible Loan Purposes

1/26/12 Duration - 2:51
Audience: Veterans
Description: If you are eligible for the Loan Guaranty program based on your service in the United States military, you may use your benefit for several home loan related purposes. Please watch this video for more detailed information.

Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan

3/13/12
Audience: Veterans
Description: Are you interested in refinancing a VA home loan? This video will explain what an Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan is, who is eligible, allowable fees and calculating the refinancing the amount.

Refinancing with a VA Loan

5/19/2010
Audience: Veterans
Description: Viewers of this video will be able to identify the different refinance options available through the VA Home Loan Program. Whether the loan is currently guaranteed under VA home loan program, or being refinanced from conventional to VA, there are several options available.

VA Assumptions

11/18/2009
Audience: Veterans
Description: VA Loan Guaranty employees viewing this video will be able to identify the basic process and significant changes made to the VA loan assumption process as outlined in Circular 26-08-3, Processing Transfers of Ownership to VALERI.

GI Bill - Home Loan Boot Camp

Audience: Veterans, lenders and VA staff members
Description: This video will provide a light hearted introduction to the benefits of the VA Guaranteed Home Loan program done in the style of a Drill Instructor.

VA Alternatives to Foreclosure

Audience: Veterans, mortgage servicers and VA staff members
Description: This informative video contains personal accounts from Veterans who had fallen behind on loan payments but managed to save their homes or avoid foreclosure with the assistance of our VA Loan Technicians. Viewers will gain an understanding of some of the options that are available to homeowners who are unable to make mortgage payments.
1 of 6 Overview
2 of 6 Repayment Plan
3 of 6 Special Forbearance
4 of 6 Loan Modification
5 of 6 Compromise Sale
6 of 6 Deed in Lieu

Assistance for Veterans With Non-VA Loans

Audience: Veterans
Description: This video will provide important information and options for veterans who are in danger of falling behind or are already delinquent on their conventional home loan.

Contract to Closing

Audience: Veterans
Description: This informational video will provide the viewer with inside knowledge on what to expect during those whirlwind days from the time they sign a contract, until they close on their home loan.

Homes for Heroes

Audience: Veterans
Description: This information video is an introduction to the Specially Adaptive Housing Program. The Specially Adaptive Housing Program through the Department of Veterans Affairs will assist in adapting homes for severely disabled veterans.

Not Your Father's VA

Audience: Veterans
Description: How easy is it for you to use your VA Home Loan benefits? Take a look at this brief demonstration on just how easy!

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

Audience: Veterans
Description: Deployed? On active duty? Having a problem meeting financial obligations? This short informational video reviews what the Service Members Civil Relief Act is, who it covers, how to qualify for relief, how the act benefits the service members with VA guaranteed or non-VA guaranteed home loans, or what to do if the borrower does not recognize their protection under the SCRA

Online Certificates of Eligibility

Audience: Veterans and Lenders
Description: Obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility has never been easier. Check out thisdemonstration to see how quickly you can obtain yours today!

Protecting Your Investment - Advice for New Home Owners

Audience: Veterans
Description: After viewing this informational video you will be able to identify the little intricacies and maintenance items that, when properly addressed, will show your pride of ownership and serve to protect your investment throughout the life of your home.

Lender-Focused Videos

WebLGY Stakeholders Video

5/17/2012
Audience: Lenders
Description: This video demonstrates the WebLGY web application and will show the users how to access WebLGY, how to perform lender searches and reports, how to perform uploads and correspondence and will provide lender points of contact.

Determining VA Funding Fees

12/14/11
Audience: Lenders
Description: This video will give you the tools to determine whether a Veteran is exempt or required to pay the funding fee, calculate the correct amount of the fee, and process the correct payment or exemption information into the Funding Fee Payment System (FFPS).

Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan

3/13/12
Audience: Veterans & Lenders
Description: Are you interested in refinancing a VA home loan? This video will explain what an Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan is, who is eligible, allowable fees and calculating the refinancing the amount.

A Lenders Guide to Understanding Prior Approval Loans

3/14/12
Audience: Lenders
Description: There are several reasons why a VA loan would need to be sent to VA for review prior to closing. This video will provide some of the key points of what a VA Prior Approval Loan entails.

Loan Guaranty Program Overview for Real Estate Professionals

Audience:Real Estate Professionals
Description: After viewing this program, Real Estate Professionals will learn about the advantages of VA guaranteed loans, the steps in obtaining a VA guaranteed loan, property eligibility, repair requirements and selling VA acquired homes.

De-Mystifying Self Employment

Audience: Lender-Employed VA Loan Credit Underwriters
Description: This video is designed for VA loan underwriters who must determine the amount and stability of income received by borrowers who are self-employed. After viewing this program, you will be able to identify and support the amount of income that you enter on the VA Loan Analysis form and into an AUS system for self-employed borrowers.

Online Certificates of Eligibility

Audience: Veterans and Lenders
Description: Obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility has never been easier. Check out thisdemonstration to see how quickly you can obtain yours today!

Becoming an Approved VA Lender

Audience: Lender
Description: If you're interested in processing VA Loans, then this is the video for you. This informational video will give you in depth information on what is required to become an approved VA Lender.

EEMs for Lenders

Audience: Lenders
Description: With rising energy costs and tax advantages, Energy Efficient Mortgages are a great deal for borrowers. In this informational video you will learn about Energy Efficient Mortgage requirements, what types of improvements are eligible and limits to the program.

Manufactured Homes

Audience: Lenders
Description: During this video, the viewer will learn about the following: eligibility requirements for manufactured homes to be suitable security for a VA guaranteed loan; existing manufactured homes, proposed manufactured homes, including foundation requirements; the selection of comparable sales for the VA appraisal on manufactured homes; and considerations for issuing a notice of value on a manufactured home.

VA Form 26-6393

Audience:Lenders
Description:After watching this video, the viewer will be able to ascertain the importance of properly completing the VA Form 26-6393, also known as the VA Loan Analysis.

Servicer-Focused Videos

Circular 26-09-15 - Processing Request for Execution of Quitclaim Deeds

Audience: LGY RLC Loan Administration Staff
Description: VA Loan Administration employees viewing this video will be able to follow the procedure for processing requests for execution of quitclaim deeds from VA, as outlined in Circular 26-09-15.

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