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. VA reference material
You can view reference material at the below links.
4. Trainer visits to your locations
Training visits can be arranged by completing the VA Loan Training Menu. This is a list of specialized topics related to VA loans with options for session length and course topic mix. Due to budget and time restrictions, in order to have on-site training, we ask that you put together a group of at least 25 individuals. Print out the training menu, make your selections, enter your contact information, and mail it to Mr. Mark R. Jamison, Loan Production Officer, VA Loans (261), 1240 E Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199, or fax a copy to (216) 522-3101. We will contact you to discuss how we can help you achieve your training objectives normally within 7 days.
5. 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 .