We’re getting more comfortable with home loans as the weeks progress, but i’m about to throw in a variable: Veterans are eligible for great perks and discounts on their mortgages. They’re called VA loans, and they are simplified as much as possible in this week’s Know Your Mortgage: VA loans.
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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.
April is National Month of the Military Child. It’s a celebration of the millions of military children in the U.S. I’m not one. I’m a veteran. I’ve had two VA loans in my lifetime. I even have a child. But I’m not a military child.
Habitat for Humanity and the American Legion in Bend, Oregon joined forces to create affordable housing options for veterans. VA loans are also a great way for members of the armed forces to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates.
With many of our brave men and women currently overseas defending our freedom, we need to make sure they know how grateful we are for their service to our country. To continue to show gratitude for the military, the U.S. government has extended the homebuyer tax credit for members of the uniformed services, members of the Foreign Service and employees of the intelligence community.
Information for veterans weighing the pros & cons of two popular government loans, the VA loan & the FHA loan.
Memorial Day is fast approaching and that means summer is just around the corner. For those of us who are veterans or personally know veterans who have passed away, this day is extra special. My own grandfather fought in WWII, making this day a sobering reminder of the sacrifice he and his fellow countrymen made to protect our country.