United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Cleveland Regional Loan Center


1. Credit Underwriter Training

VA credit underwriting training can now be found in the Veterans Information Portal (VIP) located at: http://vip.vba.va.gov.   In order to take the training you must have an active VIP login. To obtain a login identification number and password, go to the previously mentioned website and click on "User Registration". Please follow the prompts to complete your registration setup.

2. Satellite telecasts from Washington D. C.

Previously recorded and upcoming VA satellite telecasts can be found at: http://www.benefits.va.gov/HOMELOANS/resources_video.asp. The link contains previously taped transmissions that were recorded from VA Central Office. Each broadcast covers an area related to a specific activity, including sessions for originators, underwriters, closers and shippers, real estate professionals, and other lending and real estate industry professionals. There are also broadcasts that would be beneficial to Veterans within this link.

3. Trainer visits to your locations

VA Loan Production Specialists can travel to your office to provide training. Due to budget and time restrictions, we ask that you put together a group of at least 25 individuals. You can contact our office at, vahomesite@va.gov, or call 1-800-729-5772, option #4, to discuss how we can help you achieve your training objectives.

4. Lender Appraisal Processing Program (LAPP) Training for Staff Appraisal Reviewers (SAR's):

All LAPP training is now performed by VA's Central Office located in Washington D.C. For more information on dates and locations for LAPP training, please click here: http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/sar.asp .