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What Is a VA Loan?

The U.S. economy was booming as World War II was coming to an end. One of the longest periods of growth, one that would see the development of a vibrant middle-class, was just beginning. In an effort to both thank and reward the men, women, and surviving spouses who sacrificed everything to defeat fascism, Congress [...]

By |2018-10-18T10:51:08+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , , |

Military Retirement on the Horizon? What You Need to Know About VA Occupancy Rules

For the men, women, and surviving spouses of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, the VA Home Loan Program offers a host of features and benefits designed to streamline the home buying experience. Because the the VA home loan is backed by the federal government, lenders are able to offer these loans [...]

By |2018-07-31T14:59:45+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Veterans|Tags: , |

Want a VA Loan? Don’t Settle for Any Old Lender

The VA Home Loan Program was introduced at the end of World War II to help the returning men and women who served in the armed forces (and their surviving spouses) buy a home. The program provides easy access to mortgage loans for both purchase and refinance. It streamlines the mortgage application process and offers [...]

By |2018-07-11T15:01:22+00:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Purchase, 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+00:00March 7th, 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 |2018-11-15T04:12:26+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Veterans|Tags: , , |

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