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The Military Home: A Household Unlike Any Other

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for the Homefront United Network. All opinions expressed are our own.    The Military Home: A Household Unlike Any Other What makes the military home unique? Because military families moves frequently, we have the opportunity to live in places we would never have imagined. New people, cultures and experiences.Continue Reading “The Military Home: A Household Unlike Any Other”

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Buying a Home: A Military Wife’s Guide

It never seems to be the right time to buy a home if you are a military family. There are too many “what ifs” in terms of the length of your investment. What if you PCS next summer? What if you can’t rent it out when you do eventually move? What if you don’t getContinue Reading “Buying a Home: A Military Wife’s Guide”

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VA Loan Occupancy Rules for Those Deployed

The VA occupancy guidelines state that military borrowers must certify that they will occupy the property within 60 days of closing. Many military families may pass up the opportunity to take advantage of the zero-down, no PMI home loan benefits because their VA-eligible borrower is serving overseas and can’t meet the occupancy requirement. However, someContinue Reading “VA Loan Occupancy Rules for Those Deployed”

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Making Green Upgrades with VA Loans

More and more families are making environmental improvements to their homes.  From something as simple as switching to fluorescent light bulbs, to more serious upgrades like replacing old drafty windows with double pane ones, “green” improvements can save power and money.  Military families may have a resource available to them called Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEMs)Continue Reading “Making Green Upgrades with VA Loans”