The VA home loan program is getting more affordable, especially for first-time VA borrowers who want to buy a home with a down payment, thanks to a move to lower the VA loan funding fee for each mortgage. The Department of Veterans Affairs changed the VA loan funding fee structure, which is charged to help… Read more »
There are some 24 thousand Native Americans on active duty across all branches of military service, according to the Department of Defense. As a group, 19% of all Native Americans have served since 9/11. Army Times reports that statistic compared to some 14% “of all other ethnicities,” according to a March 2022 article. These troops… Read more »
The VA loan funding fee is “a one-time payment that the Veteran, service member, or survivor pays on a VA-backed or VA direct home loan,” according to the VA official site.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued new guidance on VA loan funding fees and their exemption for disabled veterans. Some who filed pre-discharge claims with the VA found themselves in a gray area where VA loan funding fees are concerned…
VA loan approval processes will move faster for those applying for home loans with other veterans, thanks to changes in VA home loan policies that also improve processing times for certain disabled veterans.
In an era where many states have legalized the manufacture and sale of both recreational and medical marijuana, some veterans may find themselves considering job opportunities at cannabis dispensaries or cultivation centers.
A Comprehensive Guide to Military Benefits Joining the United States Military as a soldier, sailor, airman, Marine, Coast Guard member or Space Force Guardian means accepting a commission or taking an oath of enlistment. The oath describes the new servicemember’s obligations to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign… Read more »
The VA loan benefit is designed to help qualifying active duty, Reserve, National Guard, veterans, and surviving spouses build, buy, renovate, or refinance a home. Learn more.