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VA Home Loan Programs in Hilo HI

VA Mortgage Loans in Hilo, HI

VA Mortgage Loans are a powerful entitlement you earned. It allows military and veteran home buyers the opportunity to purchase a home easier than other loan products, offering no money down and no private mortgage insurance.

Features of VA Mortgage loans in Hilo Hawaii

  • 100% financing options
  • No private mortgage insurance 
  • Flexible qualification requirements
  • Closing costs &  VA Funding Fee can be rolled into the loan

 

Know the VA Loan Benefit

 

No Down Payment Required

Talk to your VA mortgage lenders about one of the only lending program on the market that offers a no down payment mortgage. Most lending programs require at least some form of down payment. Borrowers using the VA loan can purchase immediately with zero* down, avoiding years of saving up and paying someone else’s rent.

Save With No Monthly VA Mortgage loans Insurance

VA mortgage loans in Hilo, HI do not require mortgage insurance, even when the home buyer is putting no money down. The buyer not only saves cash upfront, but can also save thousands over the lifetime of the loan and give the buyer more purchasing power when shopping for a home.

Flexible Underwriting Guidelines – Because You Deserve Consideration

The VA home loan has very flexible underwriting guidelines compared to a conventional mortgage and other types of home loan financing. Lower credit scores are approved more than with conventional loans, and underwriters can approve the loan based on “makes-sense” financing.

VA loans also allow for a higher debt-to-income ratio than other types of mortgages. Because of this, borrowers qualify for tens of thousands more in purchase price than if they used conventional financing in some markets.

The VA mortgage lenders at Aligned Mortgage will provide you with the financial assistance that you need in Hilo, HI. Contact our team today.

Learn More About Your VA Loan Benefit >>

-To utilize the VA home loan program, you’ll need to first establish eligibility, or prove that you have earned the benefit. To do so, you’ll need to obtain your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. Aligned Mortgage, your VA mortgage lender in Hilo, HI to help you get your COE during the pre-approval process. In the meantime, below is some detailed information on who generally qualifies for the program.

If you served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, you are eligible if you meet the minimum service days detailed below.

90 Days During Wartime
181 Days During Peacetime
Sept 15th 1940 – July 1947
July 1947 – June 1950

June 1950 – January 1955

February 1955 – August 1964
February 1961* – May 1975

May 1975 – September 1980**
August 1990 – Present

Selected Reserves or National Guard qualifications require 6 years of active membership and honorable discharge, placement on the retired list, transfer to other honorable service or continuation in Selective Reserves.

Other individuals who may qualify are those discharged for a service-connected disabilty, the un-remarried spouse of a veteran who died in service or from a service-connected disability or the spouse of a Prisoner of War or someone Missing in Action.

As of January 1st, 2020 the VA has changed its Loan limit to NO LIMIT!

With full entitlement intact, Lenders will have different requirements on their loan limits based on your FICO score. Aligned Mortgage, our minimum credit score is just 580 if your loan amount is below the county loan limit. Anything over that is on a case by case basis.

Hawaii Loan Limit

County
Loan Limit
All Counties

$765,600

Loan Approval is that of the sales price or appraised value whichever is less if the full Certificate of Eligibility is intact. 

 


 

The VA Funding Fee is generally paid by all home buyers using the VA Home Loan Guaranty and it goes directly to the VA to help sustain the program. Factors that impact your Funding Fee include branch of service, down payment amount, number of times used, and disability status.

VA Funding Fee Breakdown

Veterans and active military buyers receiving compensation for a service-connected disability and deemed more than 10% disabled by the VA are exempt from paying the Funding Fee.


Other Fees

Some lenders charge additional lender fees, assessed and collected by the lender during your loan process. Those fees can include application, origination, processing and underwriting charges. Aligned Mortgage does not charge those on VA home loans.

A down payment is not required on VA home loans, but the borrower does have to pay for closing costs. VA loan closing costs average 1-3% of the loan amount. Sometimes the buyer can receive seller or lender credits to cover closing costs. For instance, there is typically has a rate option that will allow the lender to cover your closing costs. 

Rolling Closing Costs into Your Loan : An Example Scenario

You may have an option to pay points or fractions of a point to buy down your rate, pay zero points at a higher rate, or take a higher rate with rebate pricing that allows the lender to provide lender credits to cover closing costs. The below rate chart provides an example.

*Please note this is for example only and is not a current reflection of market rates.

Get our Free VA Mortgage Guide, your road map to getting VA loan financing for your dream home.

Please complete the form below to receive your VA Mortgage Guide.

Please check your “junk folder” if you don’t receive your VA Mortgage Guide. We invite you to contact us with any questions at all or register for our free VA home loan seminars.

 

Information Provided in the VA Mortgage Guide

About VA Home Loans

Benefits of VA Loans

Eligibility

Obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility

VA Funding Fees

VA Loan Closing Costs

Myths Regarding VA Loans

VA Loan Pre-Approval Checklist

Step by Step Overview

The Veterans Administration backs refinance loans for qualified veteran and military homeowners. VA refinances have many of the typical advantages of VA purchase loans, and may be a fit for you if you’re looking to lower your monthly payments, shorten your loan term or cash out some equity. Visit our refinance page to learn more.

Program Eligibility

To utilize the VA home loan program, you’ll need to first establish eligibility, or prove that you have earned the benefit. To do so, you’ll need to obtain your Certificate of Eligibility, or COE. Aligned Mortgage can help you get your COE during the pre approval process. In the meantime, below is some detailed information on who generally qualifies for the program.

If you served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, you are eligible if you meet the minimum service days detailed below.

90 Days During Wartime
181 Days During Peacetime
Sept 15th 1940 – July 1947
July 1947 – June 1950

June 1950 – January 1955

February 1955 – August 1964
February 1961* – May 1975

May 1975 – September 1980**
August 1990 – Present

Selected Reserves or National Guard qualifications require 6 years of active membership and honorable discharge, placement on retired list, transfer to other honorable service or continuation in Selective Reserves.

Other individuals who may qualify are those discharged for a service-connected disability, the un-remarried spouse of a veteran who died in service or from a service-connected disability or the spouse of a Prisoner of War or someone Missing in Action.

Loan Limit

As of January 1st, 2020 the VA has changed its Loan limit to NO LIMIT!

With full entitlement intact, Lenders will have different requirements on their loan limits based on your FICO score. Aligned Mortgage, our minimum credit score is just 580 if your loan amount is below the county loan limit. Anything over that is on a case by case basis.

Hawaii Loan Limit

County
Loan Limit
All Counties

$765,600

Loan Approval is that of the sales price or appraised value whichever is less if the full Certificate of Eligibility is intact. 

 


 

Funding Fees

The VA Funding Fee is generally paid by all home buyers using the VA Home Loan Guaranty and it goes directly to the VA to help sustain the program. Factors that impact your Funding Fee include branch of service, down payment amount, number of times used, and disability status.

VA Funding Fee Breakdown

Veterans and active military buyers receiving compensation for a service-connected disability and deemed more than 10% disabled by the VA are exempt from paying the Funding Fee.


Other Fees

Some lenders charge additional lender fees, assessed and collected by the lender during your loan process. Those fees can include application, origination, processing and underwriting charges. Aligned Mortgage does not charge those on VA home loans.

Closing Costs

A down payment is not required on VA home loans, but the borrower does have to pay for closing costs. VA loan closing costs average 1-3% of the loan amount. Sometimes the buyer can receive seller or lender credits to cover closing costs. For instance, there is typically has a rate option that will allow the lender to cover your closing costs.

Rolling Closing Costs into Your Loan: An Example Scenario

You may have an option to pay points or fractions of a point to buy down your rate, pay zero points at a higher rate, or take a higher rate with rebate pricing that allows the lender to provide lender credits to cover closing costs. The below rate chart provides an example.

*Please note this is for example only and is not a current reflection of market rates.

Free VA Loan Guide

Our Free VA Mortgage Guide is Your Roadmap to getting VA loan financing for your dream home.

Please complete the form below to receive your VA Mortgage Guide.

Please check your “junk folder” if you don’t receive your VA Mortgage Guide. We invite you to contact us with any questions at all or register for our free VA home loan seminars.

 

Information Provided in the VA Mortgage Guide

About VA Home Loans

Benefits of VA Loans

Eligibility

Obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility

VA Funding Fees

VA Loan Closing Costs

Myths Regarding VA Loans

VA Loan Pre-Approval Checklist

Step by Step Overview

VA Refinancing

The Veterans Administration backs refinance loans for qualified veteran and military homeowners. VA refinances have many of the typical advantages of VA purchase loans and may be a fit for you if you’re looking to lower your monthly payments, shorten your loan term or cash out some equity. Visit our refinance page to learn more.

Please visit our Disclosures page for more details for all loan types.