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Archive for March 24th, 2017

What Is Second-Tier Entitlement?

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

As with many things in life, the VA loans program is pretty straightforward on the surface, but once you get into the particular details, some aspects can start to get confusing. But that’s why Fortress VA Loans is here –…

Grants for Disabled Veterans to Make Their Homes Accessible

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

While it would be shortsighted and illogical to say that the sacrifices made by one military member and their family are greater or more important than those made by any other service member, it’s certainly true that some people leave…

Choose a Real Estate Agent with VA Experience

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

Many professionals will help you along your journey to becoming a home owner. For most home buyers, one of the most important of these people is a real estate agent. Some people choose not to contract the services of a…

What Is a Short Sale, and Should You Buy a Property from One?

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

It’s likely you’ve heard of a short sale before, but you may not fully understand what it means. Short sales are often considered to be negative events, but this depends on your relation to the sale, your financial situation, and…

Why Does the VA Require Home Owners Insurance?

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

Although first-time home buyers may not realize it at first, any reputable mortgage lender will require them to take out a home owner’ insurance policy (sometimes also known as hazard insurance) on their new home. All VA-approved lenders enforce this…

What Is Escrow?

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

If you’ve never bought a home before, “escrow” may be a new word to you. Even if you’ve heard the term before, you may find it scary or think it’s a bad thing; these tend to be common perceptions among…

Financially Prepare to Become a Home Owner

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

You know you want to own your own house, condominium, or townhome someday, but “someday” is not very specific. How do you know when you’re ready? While the exact answer will differ for everyone, due to the physical and emotional…

Information for Service Members Returning from Deployment

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

When you return home from an overseas deployment, you’re likely to go through a number of complex emotions and some strange or unexpected experiences. Your return and transition represents an enormous change for you, your family, and your friends, and…

Moving Guide for Veterans

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

A lasting move related to military service, whether it’s due to a change in postings or due to retirement, is known as a permanent change of station, or PCS. Any PCS represents a big change for service men and women…

Where Veterans Should Live After Military Retirement

Published On: 24th, Mar 2017

Transitioning from military to civilian life is quite a big change. While most individuals and families make use of available resources and accomplish the transition without great difficulty, there will probably still be a few challenges along the way. One…