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Who qualifies for a Veterans Affairs mortgage loan?

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Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and surviving spouses with a Certificate of Eligibility, satisfactory credit and income may qualify for a Veteran Affairs mortgage loan, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Eligibility may also extend to citizens who served with an allied government during World War II.

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Who qualifies for a Veterans Affairs mortgage loan?
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Proper discharge for veterans and specified times in active duty for current servicemembers also determines who qualifies for a VA mortgage loan, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Qualified applicants must intend to personally occupy the desired home being applied for. Restrictions pertaining to age and remarriage determine the qualification of surviving spouses.

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