Veterans

Refinance Options for Military Personnel

A VA refinance loan can be a great option for qualified veterans, military personnel, and their spouses. Whether you're looking to refinance for a lower interest rate, a shorter payment term, or to take cash out, as a veteran you have a number of options to lower monthly payments, consolidate debt, or find the cash [...]

By | 2018-03-27T12:30:04+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Refinance, Veterans|Tags: , , |

Online Resources for the Military Home Owner

Since the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act was passed by the United States Congress in 1944, veterans, surviving spouses, and current members of the armed forces have been rewarded for their sacrifice and service with a number of government-sponsored benefits; chief among these is the VA home loan. But, there are many more benefits for veterans available [...]

By | 2018-03-12T13:01:21+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , , |

5 Best Places for Veterans to Live

Retired military members have a lot to consider when choosing where to buy a home. Are there jobs in the area where they can transfer their military skills? Is there a VA hospital or doctor nearby? Are there programs and facilities available to help them further their education? Not every city fits the bill. Fortunately, [...]

By | 2018-03-01T16:27:53+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , |

Military Homeowners Insurance: Military and Veterans’ Discounts

Your home is an investment—and probably the biggest one you’ll ever make. Want to protect that investment? That’s where homeowners insurance comes in. Designed to safeguard your home (and your finances) against weather, theft, natural disaster, or anything else that might happen along the way, homeowners insurance is a necessary part of owning a home. Unfortunately, [...]

By | 2018-01-31T14:59:24+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Education, Veterans|Tags: |

Fact vs. Fiction: The Real Truth About VA Loans

There are a lot of misconceptions about VA loans---that they take a long time to close, that they’re harder to get, and that they’re more of a hassle. Sadly, these misconceptions often keep hard-working veterans from applying for them---a decision that can cost thousands and thousands of dollars over the life of the loan. So [...]

By | 2018-01-23T08:39:09+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Veterans|Tags: , |

No More BAH? Tips for Managing Your Post-Military Home Loan

Transitioning away from military life can be difficult for many families---particularly when it comes to housing. As a military family, you were either living on base (with all your costs paid for), or you were in an off-site rental or other property, using your Basic Housing Allowance to cover the expenses. Now that you or [...]

By | 2018-01-08T16:29:50+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Veterans|Tags: , |

Getting a Mortgage Post-Military Might Be Easier than You Think

It’s easy to think post-military life might be harder---and more expensive. Without government-paid housing, food allowances and other benefits to support you, how will you get by? Can you even qualify for a mortgage, let alone pay for one month after month? Though it might surprise you, you’ll likely have an easier time getting---and paying [...]

By | 2017-12-29T14:57:31+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Veterans|Tags: , , |

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