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Online Resources for the Military Home Owner

By Mary Mack / March 19, 2018
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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…

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5 Best Places for Veterans to Live

By Aly Yale / March 7, 2018
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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…

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What You Need to Know to Apply for a VA Loan

By Tim Coutis / January 30, 2018
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The VA loan program was created as part of the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, passed by the U.S. Congress in 1944 for service men and women returning home from World War II. Like the GI bill, it was designed to…

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Getting a Mortgage Post-Military Might Be Easier than You Think

By Aly Yale / January 3, 2018
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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…

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2018 VA Home Loan and FHA Loan Limits

By Mary Mack / December 15, 2017
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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…

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

By Aly Yale / November 11, 2017
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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.

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