Too many troops and veterans either don’t know about their VA home loan benefit or are being discouraged from using it, experts say.
The Veterans Affairs Department should modernize the program and fund outreach efforts to educate real estate professionals and loan counselors — as well as troops and vets — about the benefit, said Son Nguyen, who heads the nonprofit Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals.
A $200,000 VA home loan saves a veteran about $200 a month compared to any... Continue Reading Article »
You’ve found the perfect property and a great mortgage loan with the best interest rate you can find. What’s next in the home buying experience? Signing the contracts and paying the closing costs. But what exactly are closing costs?
Here Is A List Of The Most Common Closing Costs:
Titling Fees – These include the title search and title insurance, and the associated attorney fees. These costs are usually paid by the seller but can be assigned to the buyer.
Recording... Continue Reading Article »
Homeowners who want to increase the appeal of their residence before putting it up for sale can, within a few hours and with a little elbow grease, perform some do-it-yourself (DIY) kitchen upgrades that are sure to pique the interest of would-be buyers.
Many people either have or are in the process of listing their home, so it makes sense to do as much as possible to attract the interest of prospective purchasers.
It need not cost a proverbial arm and a... Continue Reading Article »