This page contains supplemental information and guidance from the Construction and Valuation Section (C&V) on VA Loan Guaranty Program property requirements and appraisal issues.
Lenders: Submit your question to a C&V representative at the VA Central Office. Please include in the subject line "General Question". Questions will generally be answered in 4 business days.
Appraiser and Inspector Qualification Requirements
Appraiser and Inspector Fee Panel Application: To be completed and submitted by qualified applicants for VA Appraiser or Construction Inspector. (Please see Qualification Requirements above)
Note: Applications for Construction Inspectors are presently only being accepted for inspectors of Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) properties.
Builder Registration: To sell properties with VA financing, builder's must possess a valid VA builder ID number, which is issued when the required builder information is received and registered with VA.
Registered Builders, Condominiums: Lists of VA Registered Builders and VA approved and unapproved Condominiums and/or PUDs across the US.
Appraisal Fees and Timeliness: A list by state, which shows appraisal fees and timeliness schedules, specific to a locality.
Local VA Requirements: A list by state, which shows local VA requirements, specific to a locality, which are in addition to the nationwide requirements.
We are pleased to announce our new Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) Information page.
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Last updated October 22, 2013