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Homeownership

Veteran's Guide to Home Loans

The Department of Veterans Affairs helps qualifying veterans (and others) with buying a first home. This help comes through the VA's Loan Guaranty Home Loan Program. This guide will explain: how home loans work generally, and how the VA Home Loan Program works more...

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Homeowners Assistance Program

The Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP) provides assistance with foreclosure situations. For eligible applicants, the Government may: Reimburse you for part of your loss from selling your home. Assist you, if you don’t have funds from the sale of your home to pay-off your mortgage. Purchase your home by paying off the mortgage. Help, if you default on your mortgage. V more...

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Refinancing Your Mortgage

This article will serve as a basic primer on home refinancing – how it works, when to use it, and what to expect in today’s banking climate. We will also look at a specific refinancing program for military families. more...

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VA grant programs for home modification needed by disabled veterans and service members

A VA Fact Sheet summarizing the three main grant programs designed  to assist disabled veterans and servicemembers with necessary home modifications. Remember that individuals with disabilities have a legal right to reasonable accommodation in housing. For more information, search under "housing discrimination" on this website. more...

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