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What you need to know about VA Loans

Friday, February 14, 2014   /   by Shawn Viguerie

What you need to know about VA Loans

When someone thinks of the Puget Sound area, one of the first things that may come to mind is our large military population. With 15 years of experience in the Real Estate industry I have handled a large amount of VA deals for our soldiers at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), and unfortunately there are many myths about the program that can lead to confusion throughout the loan process. When deciding if a VA loan is right for you, it helps to know the facts. Did you know most VA benefits do not expire? That is just one of many myths that leave many service members perplexed while shopping for a new home.


 


“VA loans are the most misunderstood mortgage program in America. Industry professionals and consumers often receive incorrect data when they inquire about them. In fact, misconceptions about the government guaranteed home loan program are so prevalent that a recent VA survey found that approximately half of all military veterans do not understand it.”


 


Read the entire article here: http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2014/02/06/5-things-you-probably-dont-know-about-va-loans/


 



 


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