VA Loan

VA Expands Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans

In a recently released entry into the Federal Register, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amended the regulations regarding grants for Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) Program.  The Specially Adapted Housing Program Within this program there are two major sources of assistance: Specially Adapted Housing Grant Special Housing Adaptation Grant The assistance provided by the SAH… Read more »

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Military Families: Should We Buy a Home?

Buying a home can be more complicated for military families. This list will introduce key factors for military families to consider.

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VA Benefits for Family Members, Survivors, and Family Caregivers

Do you know about all of the VA benefits you and your loved ones may qualify for? This list can help you make sure you’re not missing out on health care, life insurance, or financial assistance. If you’re receiving benefits, there are resources to help you learn more about how to manage those benefits.

VA Streamline Refinancing

What is VA Streamline Refinancing and How Can It Benefit You?

VA Streamline Refinancing is a different way of referring to the VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan, or VA IRRRL (pronounced “Earl”) and is an option for some homeowners who utilized a VA Loan to purchase their house.

VA Loan For National Guard

VA Loan Eligibility Expanded for National Guard

The National Guard’s COVID-19 response has created some additional benefits, in the form of veteran home loans, or VA Loans. The latter was activated during the pandemic, thanks to a provision in the Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act.

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VA Loan: Can You Borrow More Than Your House is Worth?

Can You Borrow More Than Your House is Worth With a VA Loan? Here’s a scenario.  Let’s say you want to buy a $250,000 home.  You qualify for a VA loan and know that it will be a $0-down mortgage.  The problem is, you want to replace all of the kitchen appliances, and that carpet in the… Read more »

VA Loans

What Do You Need to Know About VA Loans?

What Do You Need to Know About VA Loans? Homeownership remains at the heart of the American Dream. That is especially true for Veterans and the military community, who continue to own homes in greater numbers than their civilian counterparts. To assist Veterans and Service Members in purchasing a home, the Department of Veterans Affairs… Read more »

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VA Adapted Housing Grants: An Overview

VA Adapted Housing Grants: An Introduction Our military community is amazing! They are frequently away from home, missing anniversaries and birthdays, to answer the call of the nation. Many honorable men and women have sacrificed their lives in the service of our country. Many others have suffered and become disabled as a result of their… Read more »

CARES Act and VA Loan

CARES Act and What It Means For Your VA Loan

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law to address the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy by “providing fast and direct economic assistance for American workers and families.” For most Americans, this included stimulus checks, additional unemployment payments, tax-filing extensions and insurance coverage of virus-related treatments. But for service members and veterans with a VA home loan, there are some additional benefits the CARES Act provides.

VA Loan Right For You

Is a VA Loan Right for You?

The VA Loan may include no down payment, no PMI, and relaxed standards for credit scores. Find out if a VA loan is right for you.

VA Loan Best Practices

Best Practices For the VA Loan Process

As a member of the military community, you may be eligible for the VA Loan. Here are the VA Loan best practices according to one veteran.

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Military Benefits Changes For 2020

Military Benefit Changes For 2020 For the latest military benefit changes for 2021, please go here. Changes announced so far.  Please keep checking back, as we will continue updating new changes to your military benefits for 2020. TRICARE Drug Costs To Increase By Over 40% Every year on January 1st, TRICARE has its regular cost… Read more »

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No More VA Loan Limits In 2020

Starting Jan 1st, 2020, there will be changes to the VA loan limits. There will no longer be VA loan limits, but VA loan fees will rise. Read more.

VA Loan Limits

VA Loan Limits 2019

The max VA Loan amount is virtually the same across the US. But high cost counties allow for more. Here are the 2019 VA Loan Limits.