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Training Broadcasts - 2009 On-Demand


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Eligibility (For Lenders, VA Staff and Veterans)

Description: After viewing this broadcast you will be able to properly request, obtain, and evaluate a veteran's Certificate of Eligibility (COE). Topics will include:

  • Who is eligible
  • How to get a COE
  • Restoration of Entitlement
  • Interpreting the COE
  • Existing COE's
  • Eligibility Center tour

Original Broadcast - 12/16/2009

Windows Media

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VA Home Loans 101

Description: This broadcast will provide a brief history and overview of the VA Home Loan Program. Topics will include:

  • Eligibility
  • Program Benefits and Uses
  • VA's Responsibilities
  • VA Appraisals and MPRs
  • The Appraisal System (TAS)
  • Loan Servicing
  • Alternatives to Foreclosure

Original Broadcast - 11/18/2009

Windows Media

Real Player

The State of the Mortgage Market and VA Lending

Description: VA Experts and Industry Guests will discuss:

  • Changes in Availability of various Mortgage Products
  • Changes in Underwriting / Acceptable Credit Scores
  • Renewed popularity of Government Lending
  • Origination and Appraisal Fraud including:
    • Relation to the "Mortgage Crisis"
    • Safeguards against fraud in the VA Loan Guaranty Program

Original Broadcast - 9/16/2009

Windows Media

Real Player

VA Fee Appraiser Training, Fannie Mae Form 1004MC Market Conditions Addendum

Description: This session will cover The Fannie Mae 1004MC Market Conditions Addendum, as well as the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC), and other issues of interest to Appraisers and SARs.

Original Broadcast - 8/12/2009

Windows Media

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Partnering for Accessibility - Loan Guaranty & Vocational Rehabilitation

Description: How the Specially Adapted Housing Grant and Independent Living Service programs, when administered in concert, can result in a more comprehensive benefit package for severely disabled veterans. Topics will include:

  • Processes from application to benefit delivery
  • Ensuring maximum benefits to the veteran while avoiding duplication of benefits; and
  • Examples of successful joint projects

Original Broadcast - 6/17/2009

Windows Media

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The VA ReView - Season IV

Description: After viewing this broadcast, lenders will be able to assess and accurately calculate income for qualification purposes. Topics will include:

  • Standard requirements
  • Income types
  • Miscellaneous issues

Original Broadcast - 5/13/2009

Windows Media

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LAPP & SAPP Update and Highlights

Description: After viewing this broadcast, the LAP SAR, SAP SAR, and/or VA Staff Reviewer will be able to identify correct conditions to list on a NOV, deficiencies when reviewing an appraisal, general LAP/SAP procedures, and frequent errors made during the appraisal process. Topics will include:

  • Background overview
  • Delegation of Authority
  • Appraisal review
  • Notices of value

Original Broadcast - 4/22/2009


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Full Reviews of VA Home Loans

Description: Full Review submissions and Monitoring Unit Audits will result in a significant reduction in deficiency findings. Topics will include:

  • Selection of cases
  • Scope of Review
  • VA's method of reporting findings
  • Possible Sanctions
  • Common Errors/Omissions
  • Recent Form Changes

Original Broadcast - 1/14/2009

Windows Media

Real Player

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