veterans

Can You Get a VA Loan More Than Once?

If you’re active in the U.S. military, a veteran, or the surviving spouse, you have the opportunity and added benefit of purchasing a home or refinancing an existing mortgage through the VA Home Loan Program. It’s not uncommon for elderly veterans to be unaware of the benefits available to them. And, of those who are [...]

By |2018-08-20T10:23:28+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: 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Buying your first home is always exciting, but when you’re used to the outdated, old, and not-so-glamorous properties on military bases?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: , , |

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 |2018-06-26T03:14:18+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: 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: , , |

2018 VA Home Loan and FHA Loan Limits

Over the past five years, housing prices in the U.S. have been rising about twice as fast as the historical average—mostly due to low inventory. So, it’s only natural that many (but not all) of the 2018 VA home loan limits and FHA loan limits are also higher than last year. The new rates—effective January [...]

By |2017-12-15T11:05:59+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage, News|Tags: , , , , |

Happy Veterans Day! How Much Do You REALLY Know About VA Loans?

Most veterans and military service members know VA loans are out there – and that they can help them buy a home more easily and, in most cases, more affordably. But when it comes down to the nitty-gritty details of these mortgage options? Things get a little murkier. In honor of Veterans Day this Saturday, we’re taking a closer look at VA loans – and what veterans should know about using them.

By |2018-06-26T05:19:19+00:00November 11th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: |

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