A Look at the VA Loan Appraisal Process
When VA lenders approve a VA loan application there are really two distinct approvals issued—one for the veteran and one for...
Earnest Money Deposits and VA Loans
If you read a sales contract carefully, and you should if you haven’t, you’ll soon realize it’s pretty serious.
Explaining the Occupancy Requirement on VA Loans
VA loans are used to finance an owner-occupied home and are not available to finance investment property, a vacation or secon...
6 Traits of Successful VA Homebuyers
The VA loan program has opened the doors of homeownership to millions of military members, veterans and their families since...
3 Big Ways VA Loans Can Save You Thousands
This is a loan program that can save qualified borrowers thousands of dollars.
6 Unbeatable Benefits of VA Loans
Here's a look at six of the biggest, most unbeatable benefits of the VA home loan.
Can You Borrow More Than Your Home Is Worth?
That question is answered both by how much your monthly payments will be compared to how much you make each month.
Four Signs You're Ready for Homeownership
There's a lot of excitement surrounding the homebuying journey. But there's often a fair bit of uncertainty as well.
Americans Now View Real Estate as Top Investment
Americans today believe real estate is the best long-term investment out there, according to a recent Gallup survey.
Using Your VA Loan Benefits in the Winter
The window for winter homebuying is closing quickly for shoppers looking to snag a great deal.
Why You Can't Get a Home Loan
Left out in the cold by a tight lending climate, prospective homebuyers are finally starting to see a thaw. So why can't you...
Eight Essential Tips to Help You Land a VA Loan
Buying a home using your hard-earned VA loan benefits can be one of the most rewarding financial experiences of your life.
A Look at the Credit Score Benefits of VA Loans
VA loans provide an array of significant homebuying benefits for qualified borrowers.
Using a VA Loan with Power of Attorney
To help prepare for the unexpected, a power of attorney document allows veterans and service members to have another individu...
Getting a VA Loan After Bankruptcy or Foreclosure
Bankruptcy and foreclosure can take a toll on your financial profile.
Most Popular Military News
Vietnam Vet's Death Ruled Homicide Amid Investigation into Deaths at VA Hospital
According to the claim, medical staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Hospital did not tell McDermott's family how he died.
Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps Warned After Burning Troops with Lighter
Sgt. Francis Frazier was cleared of hazing allegations but got a non-punitive letter of caution for poor leadership.
Defense Department Officials: All CBD Products Forbidden to Troops
Despite the growing number of edibles, oils and tinctures containing cannabidiol, this substance remains off limits.
Trump Signs Bill Protecting Disability Payments for Veterans Who Declare Bankruptcy
The HAVEN Act ensures that debt collectors can't go after veterans' disability compensation.
FBI Takes Down Nigerians Pretending to Be US Troops in $46M Romance Scam Case
Authorities arrested 14 defendants Thursday, mostly in the Los Angeles area.
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NASA Astronaut Accused of Identity Theft in First Criminal Allegation from Space
Anne McClain is facing accusations that she committed identity theft aboard the International Space Station.
Green Beret Accused of Killing Suspected Taliban Bomb Maker Facing 'Agonizing' Wait for Trial, Wife Says
The Army has delayed a motions hearing in Maj. Matthew Golsteyn’s case to the week of Sept. 9.
Navy SEAL Boss Orders Discipline Crackdown After Embarrassing Scandals
Routine inspections and tightened grooming standards are coming to the SEAL community.
New CNO Gilday Says He'll Lead Navy 'With a Sense of Urgency'
"We will question our assumptions; we will think differently about the competition we are now in," Gilday said.
Air Force News
Air Force Returns C-130s to Flight After Safety Inspections
The service has inspected 113 aircraft, and 112 have been cleared for operational duty, according to an Aug. 21 news release.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Tops 30K Employees
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for the first time in decades employs more than 30,000 people.
Marine Corps News
Math Teacher, an Ex-Marine, Told Students He Would 'Be the Best School Shooter'
The former Marine told authorities he was joking and is cooperating fully with the law enforcement investigation.
Marine Veteran Seth Moulton to End Presidential Campaign
Moulton is a veteran Marine Corps infantry officer who completed multiple deployments to Iraq.
Prison Inmates Build Toys for Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots Program
The Toys for Tots initiative occupies a spacious workshop in the programs building on the prison's fenced grounds.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Academy Medical Staff Bring Bacterial Outbreak Under Control
A system was devised to deliver meals and administer medication to the sickest swabs in a separate wing in the barracks.
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Firefighters Who Went Missing While Boating
The search for two firefighters who went missing while fishing off the coast of Cape Canaveral was suspended.
Trial Date Set for Coast Guard Officer Who Allegedly Maintained 'Hit List'
Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson faces weapons and drug charges.