[Don't know where else to post this] by Kristine @ veteranjournal blog Read more @ 5 Steps to a VA Home Loan | Veteran Journal | veteranjournal.com What this DOES NOT INCLUDE are two important things. First, YOU most likely will have to pay for the home/pest inspection. You can ask the seller to do it, but most won't. Then, YOU have to pay to have a VA assessor come and determine the appropriate value of the home the maximum amount the VA will pay for the property. It the house is selling for a higher price and the seller won't come down YOU PAY THE DIFFERENCE. So, there is no such thing as a guaranteed $1 down VA loan.Be careful and ensure your realtor comes clean on this stuff. Oh yeah one more things. You credit score. The VA is very tough on this. If your score sucks, they might try to talk you into paying too much $$$$ to repair your scores. Do a little research and you will discover you can do the same thing FOR FREE.