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Buying a Mobile Home

Jun 20, 2016

I am in the process of selling my current home. I will be purchasing an inexpensive mobile home in a near by town. My question is ...

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CelesteUSAA
Retired_Shirt, Thanks for posting in Community. At this time our Mortgage portfolio does not offer Manufactured Homes. ...

Credit Score

Jun 10, 2016

What type of credit score needed to buy your first home? What do they expect? Thanks.

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GusUSAA
God_is_good, Thank you for posting in the Community! USAA considers many different factors when you apply for a mortgag...
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n8tureboy
Probably depends on the amount of the mortgage and the down payment that you are furnishing. Certainly a higher credit ...

Thank You USAA, from 1 year later

Jun 8, 2016

Thank You USAA customer resolution team, I have been contacted by USAA staff since my last post and they worked very hard to corre...

Buyer/Seller Agent Relocation Program

Jun 2, 2016

Hi, I am a Realtor with Wainwright RealEstate in Virginia Beach, Virginia. I have been educating people and finding homes for fami...

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CelesteUSAA
Go Navy 77, Thanks for posting in Community. We appreciate the opportunity to review your options joining USAA's Real E...

Just an Observation

May 31, 2016

As a member of USAA since 1969 reading these pages of comments from members trying to obtain mortgages is extremely depressing. I ...

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tahoe967
Well here I am 5 days past the promised closing date primarily because someone at USAA sent the title search request to...
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ENLsDAD
Good luck!! My USAA VA loan process was an absolute nightmare. I was with 24 hours of being homeless due to the mortgag...

HORRIFIC ORDEAL with USAA Mortgage Loan Department

May 25, 2016

After almost 20 years of being a customer with USAA, during the last year I have experienced the worst service of my life. Last ye...

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CelesteUSAA
RAW9459, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us in Community. We sincerely regret after 20 years ...

VA Loan....and monthly debt

May 17, 2016

I have 2 credit cards.... "0" balance for both as I pay the balance in full each month. When determining "debt" for VA loan amount...

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CynthiaUSAA
Floriduh, Thank you for your inquiry in Community. A Subject Matter Expert will reach out to you to address your questi...

Orlando Resort Rental

May 16, 2016

3br/3baFull LaundyFull kitchenTwo screened in PorchesMain Living Room and Dining Room5mins from Downtown DisneyCypress Pointe Reso...

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Dunwoody
Sounds great - Is that floating or fixed week

Veteran looking to buy a home in fl

May 15, 2016

I am having trouble finding a house to buy even though I have a pre-approval letter and its a VA loan

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AngelaCabanUSAA
ENLSDAD, We do apologize for the experience you had with or Mortgage department. We noticed that we have addressed your...
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AngelaCabanUSAA
ShadowsGirl, Thank you for posting in the Community. USAA offers a program that can help you. Please contact one of our...

Horrible service and home loan processing

May 9, 2016

I began the process almost a month ago with an appraisal ordered on 16 Sept here it is 9 May and I still don't have an appraisal. ...

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CynthiaUSAA
frustrated!!, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I regret your mortgage loan experience has been less than ...
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ENLsDAD
A VA loan through USAA is a nightmare. I speak from experience. Reconsider using USAA for your VA loan!
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