A VA loan is an incredible benefit for veterans or active duty service members. Unfortunately, many people who are eligible to receive this benefit aren’t aware they qualify, and most of those who aren’t aware are found in the Reserve and National Guard.
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As an active duty service member, you’re probably aware that you’re eligible for a basic allowance for housing (BAH). But do you know that your BAH can be used to help you get a VA loan? Although it’s not specifically designed for mortgages, it’s incredibly helpful for anyone considering buying or refinancing a home by helping to defray the costs of a mortgage.
My friends Joe and Jennifer Petre have started an organization called Stiggy’s Dogs as a way to honor their nephew HM3 Benjamin Phillip “Doc Stiggy” Castiglione who “gave his life working as a Corpsman in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan.” Stiggy’s Dogs helps support veterans suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injury by pairing a service member with a psychiatric service dog.