Entries by Sophia Peterson

4 Keys to Saving Money on Your VA Loan

Every home buyer wants to save money on their mortgage. With VA loans, there are specific ways you can save money with the mortgage program that you can’t with others. Here are 4 keys to saving money on your VA loan. 4 Keys to Saving Money on Your VA Loan Make a larger down payment, […]

Buying a Manufactured Home with a VA Loan

If you’re a first time home buyer, you’ve probably had the idea to purchase a manufactured home since they are significantly less expensive than single family homes. And a lot of the time, it’s hard to tell them apart from a traditional home in appearance and quality. Here’s how to go about buying a manufactured […]

Signs You’re Ready to Own a Home

The VA home loan is out there, ready for you to take advantage of all it has to offer. But there’s only one problem: you aren’t sure if you’re ready to own a home. If you’re worried you may not be able to afford it, or have a high enough credit score, the idea of […]

Taking Advantage of Your Military Discount

Military discounts are a tremendous benefit available for active military families, active service members, and retirees. From shopping online to dining out, saving 10% here and 15% there can really add up. Follow these tips to taking advantage of your military discount. Taking Advantage of Your Military Discount Find the Discount One of the first […]

Tax Benefits of VA Home Loans

VA home loans bring a wide array of benefits. From no down payment, to lower interest rates, to no mortgage insurance, VA home loans can help Veterans and Service Members achieve their goal of home ownership. Let’s take a closer look at three tax benefits of VA home loans. Tax Benefits of VA Home Loans […]

Can I Get a VA Home Loan if Self-Employed?

Do you own a business and want to buy your own home with a VA home loan? Good news, it’s possible. Self-employment can pose challenges when purchasing a home with any loan type. The income of self-employed individuals can be variable which requires more documentation than those receiving fixed monthly salaries. Continue reading to see […]