Unlike on-line dating services where you might not know what you are getting, a VA home loan and new construction are 100% compatible.
One of the myths about a VA home loan is the length of time it takes to close a VA home loan. Last winter one of my returning military clients wrote an offer on a new spec home in Woodbridge VA and closed in 21 days with their VA loan. There is no reason for a VA home loan process to take any longer than any other loan.
VA home loans are competitive and are one of the only options for a zero down payment loans in today’s market. According to the VA, 84% of VA home loan buyers use the no money down option when purchasing a home. The VA home loan benefit is one that an active duty service member and veteran have earned and one you should use when you buy a home.
Not sure if you are eligible for a VA home loan? Check out the VA Home Loan Eligibility chart to determine what you will need to do to receive your Certificate of Eligibility.
With many builders having homes already built you can arrive in the Northern Virginia area and not wait 6-9 months for your new home to be ready. If you haven’t purchased a new home before then check out my New Home Construction Buying Guide for more information on the process.
If you are relocating to Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon, Quantico MCB or any other military installation in the DC and Northern Virginia area give me a call at 703-249-9763. We understand the VA home loan process with new construction homes and can help you make the most of your benefit.