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I'm in the military (active, Guard, Reserve) or a veteran and I'm considering buying a home. How do I know if I'm eligible for a VA-guaranteed loan?

Answer:

The VA can help you determine your home loan benefit and issue your Certificate of Eligibility (COE). 

The VA has the answer. Visit the VA’s website for detailed information about eligibility. In addition, many veterans and current servicemembers can access their eligibility certification online . Registration is free, immediate and provides information on many benefits for servicemembers, veterans, and their families.

You can also obtain a hard copy of your COE through the mail by sending VA Form 26-1880, “Request for a Certificate of Eligibility,” to Atlanta Regional Loan Center, ATTN; COE (262); P.O. Box 100034, Decatur, GA 20031, or you may call the VA Home Loan Assistance number at 1-888-244-6711.

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