Oakland VA Loans and FHA Home Mortgage Loans - VanDyk Mortgage - VA Lender & FHA Lender. VanDyk Mortgage is your source for VA Loans and FHA Loans in Oakland. We have been making FHA, VA, Conforming, and Jumbo loans since 1987. VanDyk Mortgage is a Direct Lender. We offer many loan programs for Oakland Homebuyers and Oakland Homeowners to Purchase and refinance homes.
- FHA & FHA Jumbo (aka High Balance)
- VA & VA Jumbo (aka High Balance)
- Conforming & Conforming Jumbo (aka High Balance or Super Conforming)
- Jumbo Loans to $3m
Oakland FHA Loans are available up to $729,750 with just 3.5% down payment. The FHA 2012 Loan Limit for Oakland is $729,750. Oakland FHA Loans that are over $417K up to $729,750 are called FHA Jumbo or FHA High Balance loans.
Oakland VA Loans are available up to $625,500 with zero downpayment. The Oakland VA Loan Limit in 2012 is $625,500. However, Veterans are not limited to the Oakland VA Loan limit of $625,500 for VA Loans. We also offer VA Jumbo Loans up to $1.5 Million with the appropriate downpayment or equity to reach the VA Guarantee requirements of 25%. Here is one of our posts on how you can get a VanDyk Mortgage VA Loan over your county limit.
Oakland Conforming Loans are available up to $625,500. The Oakland Conforming Jumbo Loans (aka Conforming High Balance, those over $417,000 and up to $729,750) require a minimum of 10% downpayment or equity.
Oakland is located in Northern California in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Here are some links to local Oakland information:
- Oakland City Website
- Oakland Crime Maps
- Oakland Statistics, Demographics, & Info
- Oakland Real Estate
- Oakland School info
- Oakland Wiki
Oakland Home Loan information
FHA Home loans in Oakland, California:
- FHA Home Loans require just 3.5% downpayment
- FHA Jumbo Loans up to $729,750 (aka FHA High Balance)
- The $729,750 is the base loan amount - the Oakland FHA Loan Limit of $729,750 does not have to include the UFMIP (FHA's Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premium, which is usually financed into your loan amount)
- The Seller can pay up to 3% of your closing and settlement costs.
- Minimum score for most FHA Home Loans is just 620, even on FHA High balance or FHA Jumbo.
- You can receive a gift of funds for your Downpayment and closing costs from Family
- FHA Condominium requirements include at least a 51% owner occupancy ratio, no outstanding lawsuits against the Homeowners Association - call for details.
- FHA Loans allow non-occupying co-borrowers such as parents and siblings.
VA Home Loans in Oakland, California:
- Active Duty Military and Veterans can both qualify
- 100% financing up to $625,500
- A $740,000 Alameda County VA Home Purchase would only require a $28,625 down payment ( 3.87%) - not including the VA Funding Fee
- A $925,000 Alameda VA Home Purchase would only require $74,875 down payment ( 8.09%) - not including the VA Funding Fee
- A $1,250,000 Alameda VA Home or Condominium Purchase would require a $156,125 (12.49%) not including the VA Funding Fee
- VA Loans require no Mortgage Insurance
- VA Loans do require a VAFF (VA Funding Fee), which is usually financed
- Veterans with a 10% or higher VA disability pay no VA Funding fee
- Sellers can pay up to 4% of the VA Buyers closing costs
- VA Loans are available to purchase or refinance Condominiums. Here is more information on VA Condo Loans for Oakland.
Conforming Home Loans in Oakland, California:
- Available up to $625,500 with the Conforming High Balance (aka conforming Jumbo)
- Oakland Conforming loans available up to $417,000
- require a minimum of 3% downpayment or up to 97% LTV
- Allow for condominiums, Second Homes, and investment properties
- Call for details on Fico score requirements, downpayment requirements, etc
** please visit our post on Conforming vs Conventional to help explain the difference between these two terms, they are often misused in the media and web.
VanDyk Mortgage has been making FHA loans since 1987. We are a HUD recognized Full Eagle FHA DE underwriter and FHA Direct Lender. We are also a VA Lender and VA Jumbo Lender.
Go with the Government Loan Pros, go with VanDyk. Visit us at www.vandykfunding.com or call Brian Skaar at 866-900-2342 for help with your FHA or VA loan. We offer FHA, FHA Jumbo, FHA Manual Underwrite, FHA Rehab 203K, VA, VA Jumbo, Conforming & Jumbo Loans.We serve the following areas for VA, FHA and Conventional loans: California,Southern California, San Francisco, Oceanside, Vista, Escondido, Los Angeles, Rancho Bernardo, Poway, San Marcos, San Diego, San Francisco, Bay Area, Ventura, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Monterey, VanDyk Mortgage offers FHA, VA, & Conventional loans in addition to FHA Jumbo, VA Jumbo, and Conforming Jumbo loans (aka FHA High Balance, VA High Balance, and Conforming High Balance).
VanDyk Mortgage is a VA Direct Lender (since 1987) offering VA Loans such as VA purchase loans, VA Streamline Refinance, VA IRRRL, VA Refinance Loans, VA Mortgages of all types. As a Government Direct Lender, VanDyk Mortgage is also a HUD Full Eagle FHA Direct Endorsement Underwriter, ie FHA Direct Lender offering FHA Loans such as FHA Purchase loans, FHA Refinance, FHA Streamline Refinance, FHA loans, FHA Jumbo, FHA Jumbo Purchase, FHA Jumbo Refinance, FHA Jumbo Streamline Refinance, FHA High Balance, and FHA mortgages of all types. Visit us at www.vandykfunding.com to get started or just find out more