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Real Estate Information for Military Members

Real Estate Information for Military Members...active duty, retirees, and veterans.
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Real Estate Information for Military Members | Qualifying for a VA Home Loan

Qualifying for a VA Home Loan can be a scary experience, especially if you have a low credit score or negative marks on your credit report that include bankruptcy or foreclosures. However, VA loans are not based solely on your credit score, as there are some additional criteria that must be met in some cases.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | VA Loan Limits and the VA Loan Guaranty

The VA Home Loan Program makes the dream of owning your own home significantly easier to achieve for millions of veterans of our four branches of the military Armed Forces, but this program is not without its restrictions in VA loan limits, down payment restrictions, and eligibility requirements.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | What is a VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility

A VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is a required document for veterans who are applying for a home mortgage loan through the VA program. Once you have applied and been approved for eligibility status, your VA Loan COE will be issued to you so that you can provide this document to your loan specialist at your bank or lending institution.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | VA Loan Preapproval Process

The VA Loan Preapproval Process can be easily achieved in five easy steps, making it significantly easier for veterans of our armed services to acquire a home for a very affordable cost. In 2013, the Veterans Administration even raised the maximum mortgage limits in several major real estate markets around the country.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | What Income Counts for a VA Loan

For veterans completing the VA Loan Application paperwork, there will come a time during the pre-approval process where you will be asked to show documentation of VA Loan Verifiable Income. This can be provided in any number of ways and from a wide variety of financial resources.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | What Property Types are Eligible for VA Loans?

Veterans of the United States military often wonder if there are any limitations on the VA Loan Qualified Property Types covered in this mortgage assistance program. The simple answer is that nearly any type of traditional single family residence from modular homes to condos can be considered eligible under the VA loan program.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | What are the VA Appraisal Guidelines

In order to qualify for a VA Loan, one of the prerequisites is to have your potential property thoroughly inspected by a VA certified professional in order to ensure that the home falls under the strict protocol of the VA Appraisal Guidelines.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | Veterans Day Discounts

What better way to show our appreciation for all that our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines, and coast guard have done to preserve our freedoms than to offer them free and discounted services on Veterans Day. PLEASE check with the establishments you are going to visit before assuming the discount is still in-place.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | VA Home Loans from the Specialists at Veterans United Home Loans

Prequalify for a $0 down VA Loan with the specialists at Veterans United Home Loans, the VA Loan destination for millions.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | Military Service 101 For Real Estate Agents

When working with military buyers, you have to understand a few things about their military service. In addition to understanding the basics of the VA loan, you've got to understand how different stages of service can influence their home search and loan qualification. For many service members, military service is their first experience with a "real" job.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | Robins Air Force Base - Warner Robins Georgia 31088

Robins Air Force Base - Warner Robins Georgia 31088 If you are PCSing or relocating to Robins Air Force Base, this guide will help you get started on your journey. http://sellingwarnerrobins.com/2011/01/robins-air-force-base-warner-robins-georgia-31088/

Real Estate Information for Military Members | Relocating to Robins Air Force Base and Warner Robins, GA

Are you relocating to Robins Air Force Base and Warner Robins because you are a soldier or a civilian contractor? If so, you need a good real estate agent. Call Anita Clark.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | A Bittersweet Homecoming: Transitioning and Finding the Right Home

A Bittersweet Homecoming: Transitioning and Finding the Right Home For many service members, the thought of leaving the military is bittersweet. No longer will they be separated from loved ones, be shipped from base to base, or have to deal with ambush drills in the middle of the night.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | Robins AFB: Local Businesses

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Real Estate Information for Military Members | Top 5 Concerns of Relocating Military Homebuyers
We recently asked our social media followers what they found most challenging about relocating. Here are five of the issues we saw repeated again and again. I've put them together with some tips on how you, their real estate agent, can best serve the needs of your relocating homebuyers.
Real Estate Information for Military Members | How to Choose a VA Lender
When you are thinking about obtaining a mortgage, the very first step is finding a lender to work with you. A VA loan is different than any other type of mortgage and requires that specific guidelines be followed for the success of the loan.
Real Estate Information for Military Members | You Can Convince a Seller: VA Offers Are Always Worth Considering
Think back on your time as an agent. Have you ever come across a listing that accepted Conventional, FHA and USDA but didn't mention VA? I think most agents have seen at least one. There are sellers and agents who are hesitant to accept VA offers, often because of misconceptions.
Real Estate Information for Military Members | Can I buy new construction with a VA loan?
In the last year six of my clients buying new construction in Northern Virginia have used a VA home loans. As far as I know there aren't any new home builders who don't have a VA home loan option and most of them also offer an incentive to active duty and retired military buyers as well.
Real Estate Information for Military Members | 4 Biggest Benefits of VA Loans - Finance - realtor.com
VA home loans are making a huge difference for a new generation of military home buyers. During a time of tight mortgage lending, these government-backed loans are absolutely booming. The reason for the resurgence: VA loans provide some key home buying benefits that, when taken in total, other financing options can't match.
Real Estate Information for Military Members | VA Loans & Employment - A Guide to Work History and Qualification
Employment and income will be two major considerations in your quest to obtain VA home financing. Lenders will look at how long you've been employed, the types of jobs you've held and how many periods of unemployment are in your history. Checking your employment record gives lenders a clearer picture of your ability to repay a loan.
Real Estate Information for Military Members | Resources for Agents Serving Military Homebuyers | Did You Serve?™
Now it's your turn to serve. Pledge to ask all future clients the question and help our nation's heroes take advantage of their hard-earned benefits. "I Pledge to ask 'Did you serve?' ™ to every client, and help educate our nation's Veterans and military service members on the homebuying benefits they've earned through their service to our country."
Real Estate Information for Military Members | Aid for Military Families
Both the federal government and nonprofit organizations offer money for college to veterans, future military personnel, active duty personnel, or those related to veterans or active duty personnel. What financial aid does the government offer for military service or for family members of military personnel?
Real Estate Information for Military Members | VA Loan Eligibility for National Guard and Reserve

VA loan eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members and veterans received a big boost more than two decades ago. The Veterans Home Loan Program Amendments of 1992 extended VA loan benefits to those who've served at least six years in the National Guard or Reserves.

Real Estate Information for Military Members | Cheat Sheet: VA Appraisal Timelines By State

Cheat Sheet: VA Appraisal Timelines By State A required step along the path to VA loan approval, the VA appraisal takes place shortly after contract acceptance. The appraisal helps lenders calculate a home's reasonable market value and ensures the property measures up to the VA's Minimum Property Requirements (MPRs).

Real Estate Information for Military Members | VA Loans & Foreclosure - Determining Remaining Entitlement

Foreclosure is understandably a bitter pill to swallow for a lot of military homeowners. But it's important to remember that defaulting on a home loan, even a VA-backed one, doesn't mean another VA loan is forever out of reach. The reality is it's possible to get another VA loan after experiencing a foreclosure, a short sale or a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure.