Home Loans and Housing-Related Assistance

VA Home Loans and Housing-Related Assistance VA home loan programs may be used to obtain homes, condominiums, or manufactured homes; refinance an existing home loan; or install energy-saving improvements. VA offers these three main types of guaranteed home loan benefits: Purchase Loans Cash-Out Refinance Loans Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loans Native American Veterans For Native … More Home Loans and Housing-Related Assistance

Veterans benefits scam alert: Beware of scammers impersonating VA attorneys

VA is currently investigating a telephone scam involving an individual or individuals impersonating VA Office of General Counsel  attorneys. The perpetrator reportedly calls Veterans and requests money to process their claims for benefits. Veterans have been given actual VA attorney names and phone numbers to call back. It is important to know that VA — … More Veterans benefits scam alert: Beware of scammers impersonating VA attorneys

Things to know to build a home using a VA construction loan

In a previous VAntage Point post, The Plan Collector blogged about how a Veteran could build a new home. They mention that construction to permanent loans can be “difficult to find.” Two years later, more and more lenders are now offering this one-time close product. However, before you run out to build your dream home with no money down, take a … More Things to know to build a home using a VA construction loan

HUD moving forward on proposed fair housing changes

WASHINGTON – Aug. 22, 2018 – In the wake of a federal court decision upholding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s approach to rulemaking, HUD Secretary Ben Carson today announced that HUD intends to move forward in amending its 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulations. Last week, Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell, … More HUD moving forward on proposed fair housing changes

Impressive Tiny Houses

These tiny houses prove size isn’t everything. Tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize their lives. While the structures often measure less than 300 square feet, the tiny house movements isn`t necessarily about sacrifice. With thoughtful, innovative designs, some homeowners have discovered a small house actually leads to … More Impressive Tiny Houses

Leadership Academy 2018

What an amazing experience I had the privilege to attend the Leadership Academy last few months with the greatest bunch of Real Estate agents, and the wonderful sponsors Current President Donna Guido, President-Elect Josh Burdine, Past President Jason Jakus, Broker “JJ” Jones, Realtor Lisa Baez, Realtor Jerry Sider, and Andrea Davis. From our first day … More Leadership Academy 2018