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Service members and veterans have financial benefits and resources that their civilian friends don’t.  Make sure to take advantage of these benefits. These include everything from exclusive life insurance options, to retirement benefits, to VA home loans.  You have an amazing opportunity to save money, plan for retirement, and buy a home at good rates without a down payment.

VA Home Loan Rules For Mobile Homes and Manufactured Housing

There are VA mortgages for a variety of loan purposes. You can buy a condo unit, townhome, duplex, and multi-unit properties with a VA mortgage. You can also use a VA loan to buy a mobile home and even the land that home is to be placed upon. VA loan rules for manufactured home purchases are a bit different than for buying a typical suburban home, but some of those differences have to do with the unique nature of manufactured housing. Learn more.

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Buying a Condo Unit With a VA Mortgage

Looking for a condo unit to purchase with a VA loan? Here are some important aspects of the condo loan process you should be aware of.

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Veterans Housing Grants Through the Home Depot Foundation

Help for Veterans through the Home Depot Foundation You might shop at Home Depot, and know they have a military discount. But, they also have the Home Depot Foundation, which is committed to helping improve the homes and lives of U.S. Veterans and train skilled tradespeople to fill the labor gap and support communities that… Read more »

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VA Loan Limits 2022

What are the VA loan limits for 2022? The short answer is, if you have never used your VA loan benefits…

Can I Use Crypto for a VA Loan Down Payment?

Here we answer 2 questions, “why would I want to make a down payment on a VA loan mortgage?” and “can I use cryptocurrency for a down payment?” Learn more.

VA Loans, Investment Properties, and Deployments

What do VA home loan rules say about occupancy, deployments, and investment properties? These don’t sound like related topics at first, but believe it or not, the VA Lender’s Handbook, VA Pamphlet 26-7, has a lot to say about all three subjects and they do intersect. Learn more.

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Changes Coming to the Thrift Savings Plan in 2022

There will be an app that is coming out in mid-2022, that will make access to the TSP platform even easier. Also, there will be new tools such as a virtual assistant and virtual chat. There will also be a mutual fund window opening for the TSP. Learn more.

The VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility

The VA Certificate of Eligibility (VA COE) is your gateway to the VA home loan program and without it, you can’t officially move forward with a VA mortgage application. Learn more.