Smart Home Buying Decisions

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As active duty, the housing allowance is tax free. See the Basic Allowance for Housing – BAH – by rank and zip code, at www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm. Using this calculator allows you to compare the BAH in the area with your expected mortgage payment. If the average BAH meets or exceeds your expected mortgage payment, it may be a wise […]

Delinquent Home Loan Assistance

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Overview The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) mission is to provide eligible Veterans every opportunity to retain their home or avoid foreclosure. VA urges all Veterans who are encountering problems making their mortgage payments to speak with their loan servicer as soon as possible to explore options to avoid foreclosure or contact the nearest Regional […]

Ten Reasons to Always Use VA Loans

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Nearly 25 million Veterans and Servicemembers live in the U.S. today, but only about 10 percent of them bought a home using a VA home loan in the past five years. With your help that percentage could be much higher. www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/ Eligible Veterans often bypass the program as a viable option for a number of reasons. […]

VA Home Loans In 3 Easy Steps

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1.   To obtain a VA Guaranty Home Loan, the buyer must have a Certificate of Eligibility. You can help them apply online for a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or by completing this fillable VA Form 26-1880, Request for Certificate of Eligibility, and simply mail it in. Lenders can also obtain COEs for Veterans online. 2.    We can then […]

Real Estate Resource Library

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Welcome to the Veteran Real Estate Specialist Cyber Library. Below we have outlined the resource, and included the link to either view, download, or print the information you need. VA Home Loan Homepage: www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage VA Home Loan Information:  www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/ Acquire Department of Defense military service paperwork (DD-214): www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/ Apply online for Certificate of Eligibility: www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/about/feature=cert-of-eligibility-home-loan/ […]