Cleveland Regional Loan Center
1. Credit Underwriter Training
VA credit underwriting training can be found on the Web at http://www.homeloans.va.gov/train.htm. This is an 8 hour web-based tutorial and focuses on credit underwriting guidelines for VA loans.
2. Satellite telecasts from Washington D. C.
VA satellite telecasts are listed at http://www.homeloans.va.gov/broadcast.htm. These are interactive transmissions and are broadcast live from VA Central Office. Each broadcast covers an area related to a specific activity, including sessions for originators, underwriters, closers and shippers, real estate professionals, and other lending and real estate industry professionals. Broadcasts can be viewed at a VA Regional Office near you. VHS tapes can be purchased after each broadcast by calling (800) 800-3827.
3. Cleveland VA Home Loans Training Guide
You can download the Cleveland Regional Loan Center Training Guide, January 2011 version, as well as other training resources at the below links.
2012 Training PowerPoints (pdf) - Use this version for handouts
4. Trainer visits to your locations
Training visits can be arranged by completing the VA Loan Training Menu. This is a list of specialized topics related to VA loans with options for session length and course topic mix. Due to budget and time restrictions, in order to have on-site training, we ask that you put together a group of at least 25 individuals. Print out the training menu, make your selections, enter your contact information, and mail it to Mr. Mark R. Jamison, Loan Production Officer, VA Loans (261), 1240 E Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199, or fax a copy to (216) 522-3101. We will contact you to discuss how we can help you achieve your training objectives normally within 7 days.
5. Lender Appraisal Processing Program (LAPP) Training for Staff Appraisal Reviewers (SAR's):
All LAPP training is now performed by VA's Central Office located in Washington D.C. For more information on dates and locations for LAPP training, please click here: http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/sar.asp.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - 810 Vermont Avenue, NW - Washington, DC 20420
Reviewed/Updated Date: March 8, 2012