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VA Home Loans & Natural Disasters

Updated: July 13, 2023

What do veterans with VA home loans need to know about natural disasters and how they may affect the ability to maintain the mortgage loan without risk of foreclosure? There are many parts of America that struggle with wildfires, hurricanes, mudslides, tornadoes, and other natural disasters. The Department of Veterans Affairs has policies to help […]

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Can I Get A VA Home Loan Without An Honorable Discharge?

VA Home Loan Without An Honorable Discharge

Updated: April 27, 2022

A VA home loan may still be possible for those who do not have military discharges characterized as Honorable. As general rule you are eligible for a Home Loan if you are: Honorable (HON) Under Honorable Conditions (UHC) General (GEN) These two type of discharges are typically subject to review: Other Than Honorable (OTH) Bad […]

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How Do I Get A VA Loan?

How Do I Get A VA Loan?

Updated: January 4, 2023

Getting a VA home loan begins with establishing your eligibility for VA loan benefits. All applicants must meet specific time-in-service requirements, which vary depending on when you joined the service. For many serving today, the requirement is simple – the Department of Veterans Affairs official site states, “If you are now on active duty, eligibility […]

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What First Time VA Borrowers Should Know

Updated: April 28, 2022

Are you thinking of using your VA home loan benefits for the first time? Here are the basic things you need to know about the VA home loan process. VA Loans Are Guaranteed By The Government Your VA mortgage is guaranteed by the government, but offered and processed by participating lenders. Your current financial institution […]

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2013 VA Loan Limits Released

Updated: January 3, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the 2013 VA loan limits by county and most counties remained at the $417,000 VA loan limit or did not change.  This is mainly due to little change in recent house pricing reports and since the 2012 VA loan limits were adjusted to more generous calculations after […]

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2013 Military Pay BAH BAS

2013 Military Pay, BAH & BAS Rate Increase Status

Updated: March 23, 2021

A visual representation of the current status of the proposed military pay, BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) and BAS (Basic Allowance for Subsistence) rate increases. Approval of the National Defense Authorization Act by the House of Representatives, Congress and the President is required before these rates are finalized.  Rate increases are subject to amendment prior […]

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VA Home Loan Myths

VA Home Loan Myths

Updated: April 28, 2022

The are many VA home loan myths that hinder people trying to fulfill their dream to own a home. Such myths include inaccurate information about who can be eligible for a VA Loan, and when. Do not allow these misconceptions to deter you from your VA home loan options; the data given here will assist […]

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