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VA Mortgage Rates: Lowest Of All Today’s Mortgage Rates

Looking for the absolute lowest mortgage rate available? Consider using a VA loan. According to data from mortgage software firm Ellie Mae, loans via the VA Loan Guaranty program carry lower mortgage rates, on average, than FHA loans, USDA loans,

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VA Loans: The Two Required Documents You’ll Need For Low VA Mortgage Rates

The Department of Veterans Affairs makes available a special mortgage loan for veterans and active servicemen via its VA Loan Guaranty program. More commonly called the “VA loan”, the loan guaranty program allows for no money down on a home; and

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Returning Military Look Forward to Homeownership

Homeownership is something many members of the military look forward to when they return from service. At the end of their tours, soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines — and their families — want a home. Why? For 88 percent, it

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VA Mortgages : Complete VA Loan Eligibility Standards For Active Personnel, Veterans, Spouses, And Reservists

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ home loan guaranty program enables eligible borrowers to apply for a VA loan to buy a home or refinance an existing mortgage. But who is eligible for this program? The answer is not everyone,

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VA Streamline Refinance: The VA IRRRL Mortgage Program (Plus Rates)

Update () : This VA Streamline Refinance information is accurate as of today. VA guidelines have changed so if you’re getting VA Streamline Refinance information somewhere else on the internet, make sure it’s current and accurate. What is a VA

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Hampton Roads Spotlight: Top Military Contractors Not Hurt by Sequestration

There’s been plenty of concern about the effects of sequestration on the defense industry — which is, obviously, of huge concern in Virginia, particularly in the Hampton Roads area. Big cuts in pay for civilian employees has already translated into

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VA Loans Get Cheaper : Basic Allowance For Housing Rises For 2013

Homeownership will be a bit more affordable for eligible U.S. servicemembers in 2013. The Department of Defense (DoD) has increased its Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for  2013, giving most active duty personnel larger monthly stipends to offset VA mortgage

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