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Salute Your Home: How to Display Your Colors for Flag Day 2018

Many of us mark Memorial Day as the beginning of summer — a solemn occasion intended to honor those who've died in service to their country. But, following that holiday and shortly before the fireworks of Independence day, comes Flag Day. What Is Flag Day? Flag Day commemorates two events. First, the adoption of the [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:13:59+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Misc, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

VA Refinancing Before Your Next Renovation

Whether you’re renovating to add convenience, improve your home’s aesthetic, or increase its overall value, one thing’s for certain: VA refinancing can help make it happen. Rather than scrimping and saving, pulling money from your 401K, or cutting corners and DIYing it, a VA refinance can tap your existing home equity to give you cold, [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:36:46+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Refinance, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

A Guide to Your First Off-Base Home

Buying your first home is always exciting, but when you’re used to the outdated, old, and not-so-glamorous properties on military bases? The venture is even more exhilarating. For the first time, you have full control over where you live, what your home looks like, and what your future holds. The possibilities are endless. Still, as [...]

By |2018-06-26T02:22:00+00:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Purchase, 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+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Veterans|Tags: , , |

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