A foreclosure is always a tragic event. You’ve saved for so long to have the home of your dreams and you’re about to lose it because you can’t keep up on the payments. There are many different types of home mortgages including VA (Department of Veterans Affairs), HUD, FHA and traditional type mortgages. A VA or HUD foreclosure is similar to other foreclosure with some exceptions. A VA loan is a mortgage given to a Veteran by a bank, but is guaranteed by the VA. If the Veteran fails to make the payments, the VA will pay the loan so the VA foreclosure is done through the VA rather than the bank.
A HUD home is any residential property consisting of 1 to 4 units. The home is obtained because of a foreclosure of a mortgage from FHA. HUD will be the new owner and will sell to any interested buyer including a Veteran with the help of a VA loan.