38 CFR 36.4355 - Loans, first, second, or unsecured.

§ 36.4355 Loans, first, second, or unsecured.

Loans for the purchase of real property or a leasehold estate as limited in the regulations concerning guaranty or insurance of loans to veterans, or for the alteration, improvement, or repair thereof, and for more than $1,500 and more than 40 percent of the reasonable value of such property or estate prior thereto shall be secured by a first lien on the property or estate. Loans for such alteration, improvement, or repairs for more than $1,500 but 40 percent or less of the prior reasonable value of the property shall be secured by a lien reasonable and customary in the community for the type of alteration, improvement, or repair financed. Those for $1,500 or less need not be secured, and in lieu of the title examination the lender may accept a statement from the borrower that he or she has an interest in the property not less than that prescribed in § 36.4354(a).

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3703(c)(1))
[ 73 FR 6310, Feb. 1, 2008. Redesignated at 75 FR 33705, June 15, 2010, as amended at 80 FR 34319, June 16, 2015]

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Title 38 published on 16-May-2018 03:41

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 36 after this date.

  • 2018-03-02; vol. 83 # 42 - Friday, March 2, 2018
    1. 83 FR 8945 - Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Amendments
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      Effective Date: This rule is effective March 2, 2018.
      38 CFR Parts 36 and 42
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