A Look at the VA Loan Appraisal Process
When VA lenders approve a VA loan application there are really two distinct approvals issued—one for the veteran and one for...
Earnest Money Deposits and VA Loans
If you read a sales contract carefully, and you should if you haven’t, you’ll soon realize it’s pretty serious.
Explaining the Occupancy Requirement on VA Loans
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6 Traits of Successful VA Homebuyers
The VA loan program has opened the doors of homeownership to millions of military members, veterans and their families since...
3 Big Ways VA Loans Can Save You Thousands
This is a loan program that can save qualified borrowers thousands of dollars.
6 Unbeatable Benefits of VA Loans
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That question is answered both by how much your monthly payments will be compared to how much you make each month.
Get a VA Home Loan in 5 Steps
Buying a home can seem like an intimidating process. But it really doesn’t have to be.
Four Reasons VA Loans Are So Powerful Today
This long-cherished benefit has backed more than 20 million military mortgages since 1944.
Four Signs You're Ready for Homeownership
There's a lot of excitement surrounding the homebuying journey. But there's often a fair bit of uncertainty as well.
Americans Now View Real Estate as Top Investment
Americans today believe real estate is the best long-term investment out there, according to a recent Gallup survey.
Using Your VA Loan Benefits in the Winter
The window for winter homebuying is closing quickly for shoppers looking to snag a great deal.
Why You Can't Get a Home Loan
Left out in the cold by a tight lending climate, prospective homebuyers are finally starting to see a thaw. So why can't you...
Eight Essential Tips to Help You Land a VA Loan
Buying a home using your hard-earned VA loan benefits can be one of the most rewarding financial experiences of your life.
A Look at the Credit Score Benefits of VA Loans
VA loans provide an array of significant homebuying benefits for qualified borrowers.
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