VA – Co-Signed Car Loan: If my borrower can prove that he does not pay for a co-signed debt, am I able to ignore that debt?
Answer: VA does allow for debts to be ignored in certain cases. (See the guideline below.) Expect an underwriter to require at least a 12-month history of payments from the holder of the loan in order to consider ignoring the debt. Reference: VA Lenders Handbook Ch. 4, 5-d: Applicant as Co-obligor on Another’s Loan (04/10/09) [...]