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Please don't fear the Rehab project

This post isn't talking about some hollywood celebrity fearing another stay at the Betty Ford Clinic, rather it is regarding Realtors & HomeBuyers fearing the Rehab Property and the Rehab loan.

Many Realtors & Homebuyers are discouraged when they see a bank-owned REO or Bank Repo that is in exceptionally Poor Condition.  Dirty, filthy carpets, dire need of fresh paint, needs new appliances, and otherwise simple repairs, but they all cost money.  The problem is that the house just doesn't show well.  It leaves a bad taste in your mouth just looking at it.   But for those with a little design vision of what that house could turn into, the VanDyk FHA Rehab loan can help.

This loan doesn't require HUD consultants, or lengthy inspections.  It is actually quite easy to deal with our streamlined process and one time closing procedures.   Utilizing the VanDyk FHA Rehab program can actually enhance the value of your new home.   Imagine moving in to fresh paint, new appliances, New flooring throughout, upgraded lighting, a new deck, or ?    Most families plan on making changes when they purchase a new home, only it takes either years of saving & work on weekends, or empties the savings account.

The VanDyk Rehab Express loan is available up to the FHA Mortgage Limit for your area.  To find out your areas fha loan limit, click here.

Let us show you the exciting power this loan offers to not only help you purchase your new home, but also to make it yours - just the way you want it.

Call Brian Skaar at VanDyk Mortgage to find out if this program can help sell your listing, or if it might be the right choice to help you Purchase your next home. 866-900-2342 toll free. or apply on our website

Realtors have found that teaming up with VanDyk Mortgage is helping them sell their REO listings quicker, as potential buyers have more options than with other banks or brokers. Utilize our expert knowledge to sell more homes.  Team up with Brian Skaar & VanDyk Mortgage today.

The VanDyk FHA Rehab loan is available up to the FHA loan limits for your area.  Currently the limits are 729,750 in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco & San Jose, while San Diego is capped at $697,500, Seattle is at 567,500, and Riverside/San Bernardino areas are at $500,000.  VanDyk Mortgage is a Direct FHA Lender, and has been since 1987.   VanDyk Services all of these areas and more. Visit our website for details. 

This loan is also available for Refinance with Rehab work. What a great option to update your home or do some vital repairs.   Also very helpful for those who need to retrofit homes to accomadate physical disabilities or medical needs.

We serve the following areas for FHA and Conventional loans: California, San Diego, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, Escondido, Fallbrook, Bonsall, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange County, Irvine, Corona, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Seattle, Washington, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Lynnwood, Olympia, Tacoma, Puyallup, Buckley, Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Seatac, San Francisco, Concord, Fremont, Oakland, San Jose, Carson, Gardena, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Inglewood, Ladera Heights, View Park, Windsor Hills, Baldwin Hills, Fox Hills, Culver City, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Calabasas, Encino, Bel Air Estates, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Torrance, San Marcos, San Diego, Rancho Bernardo, Carlsbad, Escondido, Poway, Oceanside, Vista, Encinitas, Carmel Valley, Scripps, Tierra Santa, El Cajon, La Jolla, Chula Vista, National City, San Ysidro, Santee, Eastlake, Ramona, Long Beach, Artesia, La Palma, Cerritos, Compton, Lynwood, Bellflower, Temecula, Murrieta, Southern California, Washington, Everett, Lynnwood, Tacoma, Kent, Federal Way, Auburn, Renton, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, Downey, Irvine, Newport Beach, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange County.

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 203K Streamline Rehab loans, FHA Jumbo, FHA Jumbo Purchase, FHA Jumbo Refinance, FHA Jumbo Streamline Refinance, FHA mortgages of all types.   We offer FHA & VA loans in California, Georgia, Texas, Washington, & More.  Visit us at to get started or just find out more.


We proudly offer a full array of Government Conventional, and Jumbo loan Options including FHAVAUSDAFHA JumboVA Jumbo, VA Refinance, Conventional, JumboVA Condo loans,   FHA 2-4 Unit LoansVA 2-4 Unit Loans, FHA 203K Rehab Loans,  5% down Conventional loans Conventional Condo's OK to 95%,  95% conventional purchase with ZERO Monthly PMI, and more.  

Veterans:  We are able to help Veterans with a new home purchase with a VA Loan or VA Jumbo Loan as soon as 2 years after Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, or Short Sale (even sooner if Short Sale involved no late payments).  Call Today - get back into homeownership!  


--> VA Loan Limits for 2019.  Learn More - Up to $726,525 with zero money down VA Jumbo Loan 


--> VA Loans over the County VA Loan Limit - yes, we allow this:   Read more detail on how to get a VA Loan Over your County VA Loan Limit here  VA Loans up to $1.5M!


--> Answers to Common VA Loan Questions - VA FAQ Series

We serve the entire state of California  including: Anaheim,  Antioch,  Bakersfield, Brentwood, Burbank,  Carlsbad,   Chula VistaCorona,  Coronado, Downtown San Diego, EncinitasEscondido, Fallbrook,  Fremont,  FresnoHermosa Beach, Huntington BeachIrvineLong BeachLos Angeles, Marina Del Rey,   Menifee, Monterey, MurrietaOakland, Oakley,  Oceanside,  Ontario,  Pasadena ,  Poway,   Rancho Cucamonga,  Redlands,   Riverside,   Sacramento,        San BernardinoSan DiegoSan FranciscoSan JoseSan MarcosSan MateoSanta Ana,  Santa Clarita,   Santa MonicaTemecula, Torrance, Ventura, Vista, and all other CA Cities and areas.


We now serve the entire state of Virginia including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond, Newport News, Alexandria, Hampton, Roanoke, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and all other Virginia Cities, Towns and Counties. 


We also serve the entire state of  Washington including:  Auburn, Bellevue, Bellingham, Bonney Lake, Bothell, Bremerton, Des Moines, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Ferndale, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Lacey, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Mercer Island,  Mill Creek, Monroe,  Montlake Terrace, Mt Vernon, Mukilteo, Olympia, Puyallup, Redmond, Renton, Seatac, Seattle, Silver Lake, Snohomish, Spokane, Sumner, Tacoma, Tumwater, Vancouver, Wenatchee, Woodinville, Yakima and all other WA cities and towns. 


We also serve Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,  Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi,  Indiana, Tennessee, Texas, and Wyoming Homebuyers and Homeowners.  


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