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A newly opened two-story housing facility for veterans will undergo much needed improvements after receiving $160,000 in grants.
There are a number of ways that a renovation or construction project can surprise you. But what are the avoidable mistakes? What should you be thinking about before you start building? Here are just eight things to consider before the fact.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is celebrating 70 years of investment in the education and economic prosperity of America’s Servicemembers and Veterans.
The U.S. Justice Department broke off the negotiations last week, as it was dissatisfied with the offer made by Bank of America to pay penalties totaling more than $12 billion, including the amount of $5 billion to be put in a consumer relief account.
A guide to understanding the ins and outs of VA Home Loans when building your new home.
When it comes to purchasing a home, Military Veterans are given many financing options, each with their own unique characteristics. For most veteran and active duty military members, it is typically recommends the federally-backed VA Loan for its distinct advantages over traditional loans
VA loans are home loans for the purchase of a primary residence available to consumers who have served or are presently serving in the U.S. military. While the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) does not lend money for VA loans, it backs loans made by private lenders (banks, savings and loans, or mortgage companies) to veterans who qualify.
The VA Home Loan Program has helped over 18 million veterans and active duty service members achieve homeownership since 1944. After over 65 years of service, the VA Home Loan Program remains one of the most progressive lending programs on the market continually striving to offer military members exclusive benefits they wouldn’t be able to find with other conventional lending programs.
For the fourth time in 5 weeks, rates for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate have dropped, lowering the benchmark rate to its cheapest point in six months.
There are a number of government programs for veterans that will help you buy a home. If you have been honorably discharged from service, have reasonable credit and an income, you will likely qualify for a home loan guarantee from an agency for veterans affairs.
Lenders are offering new loan products that are a hybrid between fixed rate and adjustable rate mortgages, reports National Mortgage News.
US Bank has fallen slightly behind BB&T Bank this Tuesday morning as far as low-cost home purchase mortgages are concerned, though in most cases the differences are admittedly rather negligible.
Ever since Ros Whiting left the Army in 1998, he’s lived with holes in his mouth, the result of botched attempts to remove wisdom teeth.
The benchmark 30 year loan deals can be had for 4.400% at HSBC Bank (NYSE:HBC) today with an APR of 4.467%. 30 year FHA loans have been offered at 4.125% and an APR of 4.307%.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, this week, released a report showing that some veterans died at the VA's Phoenix medical center while waiting for medical care that they never received.
Responding to a Rand Corp. report issued last week on challenges facing those who care for ill or injured veterans, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Thursday introduced a bill that would increase federal support for this largely invisible group.
The ratio sets a limit of 40% on the share of income to be used for loan debt repayments, so the borrower can cover any unexpected bills that come along.
No huge changes to report this morning by way of mortgage interest rates at Citi, SunTrust and US Bank – here’s an overview of what’s being advertised for April 8:
Forget loans from banks. The hottest and best loan schemes in the UK, where there are tens of thousands of military veterans spanning numerous...
US Senator Charles Schumer called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to better communicate with veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan by letting them...
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs accidentally deleted 464,000 electronic data files last month that contained information about home loans.
The Memorial Day holiday is a time to remember and thank our currently serving military and those who served their country in the past. It's also a time to remember that veterans get a very special deal on mortgages through the VA loan program.