8 Steps of the VA Home Loan Process

8 Steps of the VA Home Loan Process
August 23, 2021 | Buying a Home, Home Loan Process, Home Loan Tips

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers financial assistance and benefits to active-duty military, Reserve members and retired military veterans, including affordable home loans. There are many VA mortgage loan steps, and it can typically take a couple of months from receiving an official Certificate of Eligibility to sitting at the closing table. Follow these […]

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USDA Home Loan Process: Step by Step

USDA Home Loan Process: Step by Step
| Buying a Home, Home Loan Process, Home Loan Tips

The United States Department of Agriculture helps those who otherwise wouldn’t qualify for home financing to become homeowners. The USDA’s single-family housing guaranteed loan program benefits low- or moderate-income homebuyers in rural areas. The USDA backs these loans to promote economic development in places with smaller populations. Homeownership helps stabilize the local economy and community […]

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Making the Tough Choice: Rent vs Buy

Making the Tough Choice: Rent vs Buy
March 10, 2020 | Buying a Home

Coffee or tea? Baroque or renaissance? Android or iOS? These eternal questions never go out of style. Neither does the “rent vs buy” dilemma. Almost 65% of Americans own a home. However, the rest wonder if the dream property is out of their reach. Let’s look into key factors, which could affect your decision. Evaluate Your […]

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What Is a Manufactured Home?

What Is a Manufactured Home?
February 18, 2020 | Buying a Home, News

The term manufactured home, although not a new term, still causes confusion among home buyers. The first thing to note is that a manufactured home is not a mobile home. However, they do share the same history.  Prior to 1976, mobile homes were built as the solution to a shortage in site-built housing. High demand called […]

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Weighing the Pros & Cons of Buying Manufactured Homes

Weighing the Pros & Cons of Buying Manufactured Homes
February 17, 2020 | Buying a Home

Everyone wants to be a homeowner, but not everyone is ideally positioned to purchase a traditional residence. As a viable and affordable alternative, many wannabe homeowners investigate and purchase manufactured homes, finding it the perfect way to get their foot in the door of their own home. How Manufactured Homes Differ From Mobile or Modular […]

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What Is the Difference Between a Manufactured Home and a Mobile Home?

What Is the Difference Between a Manufactured Home and a Mobile Home?
February 4, 2020 | Buying a Home

Looking for a new home is an emotional roller coaster. One moment you’re excited. Then, there’s confusion. This is especially the case when searching online for manufactured homes. Unfortunately, there is widespread confusion about what a “manufactured home” is and if it is the same as a “mobile home”. This confusion is a result of […]

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