March 2017

Found 4 blog entries for March 2017.

The Veteran Affairs (VA) Loan Program is a mortgage loan program guaranteed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), issued through approved lenders, including banks, credit unions, loan companies, and mortgage brokers throughout the United States for veterans of the United States Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Air Force.

The VA home loan program was created in 1944 as a way to help the massive numbers of soldiers returning from World War II, as well as spouses of those killed in action, to purchase homes without requiring perfect credit or a down payment. Since its inception, the VA loan program has assisted millions of veterans, active and retired duty members of the military, and their dependents purchase a home

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Going over real estate purchase contracts is not just an overwhelming experience, but it can also be a difficult one due to the dry, legal nature of contract writing. Nonetheless, real estate contracts are meant to help to protect all parties involved, and thus, it is very important that buyers take the time to carefully read and understand all documents used in their real estate transaction. One specific point of confusion often mentioned by buyers as they read through these contracts involves the various buyer contingency forms, especially those used for a contingency on the sale of a current home, financing and appraisal, and buyer inspections.

Purchase Offers Contingent on Sale of Currently-Owned Home

It can be a real juggling act for

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When a family member passes, their next of kin must gather together to determine the dictates of the will and make sure all details are followed properly. This often includes selling the person's home and dividing up the proceeds among their creditors and beneficiaries. This guide walks you through the basic steps of selling an estate and how to minimize complications during the process.

Every legal situation is unique; make sure to consult with a legal professional to better understand the best course of action in managing your circumstances.

Verify the Will and All Debts

Before anyone starts following the instructions given in the will, they should confirm that the will is the latest version and that all proper protocol was followed in

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Home Buying Partnership The American dream of home ownership is still alive and well, but a rising number of home buyers may no longer fit the profile of a typical buyer. Instead, a growing number of people are choosing to purchase a home with a partner or friend.

Since many of the laws surrounding legal ownership of real estate were written with matrimony in mind, this newer style of homeownership can encounter problems, especially if the partners split up or one passes away. If you are pursuing this new style of home buying, taking time to learn how to protect your interests before you purchase can be the best way to avoid legal or financial issues later on.

As always, make sure to consult with a legal professional to see what will work for your specific

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