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Veteran Homebuyer Central

Explore the powerful home buying options available exclusively to Veterans and military families.

Find out what your service can do for you.

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VETERAN HOMEBUYER CENTRAL

Explore the powerful home buying options available exclusively to Veterans and military families.


* Except where explicitly noted with a Bankrate attribution, all other content on this webpage, including any editorial or advertising content, was created solely by Veterans United Home Loans, a paying advertiser. Read More.

Veterans and military families have a multitude of homebuying benefits at their fingertips. Do you know all your options?


VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES

Do you know all your options?

Home financing is a key part of the homebuying journey, and if you are a Veteran, you have several choices. In addition to the financing options available to other buyers, you have earned the right, through your service, to use a VA Home Loan, which includes features like no down payment and no private mortgage insurance.

Home financing is a key part of the homebuying journey, and if you are a Veteran, you have several choices. In addition to the financing options available to other buyers, you have earned the right, through your service, to use a VA Home Loan, which includes features like:

No down payment
No Private Mortgage Insurance

We encourage you to use the following resources to learn about the homebuying process and benefits available to Veterans and military families. If you have further questions, we invite you to call a Veterans United Home Loans home loan specialist at 1-855-541-5915.

We encourage you to use the following resources to learn about the homebuying process and benefits available to Veterans and military families.

If you have further questions, we invite you to call a home loan specialist at:

1-855-541-5915



Advantages for Military Homebuyers

The VA Loan has many advantages that make it one of the most appealing paths to homeownership - and this great benefit is reserved exclusively to those who bravely served our country and select military spouses.

When combined, the benefits of the VA mortgage allow service member and Veterans to take advantage of substantial cost savings under qualification requirements designed specifically for members of the military and their unique needs.

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LOWER PAYMENTS

Competitive interest rates and no private mortgage insurance mean lower monthly payments.

EASIER TO QUALIFY

The VA Loan Program provides homeownership opportunities for millions who wouldn't otherwise qualify for conventional financing.

Are you Eligible for a VA Loan?

The Home Loan Specialists at Veterans United can help you determine if you're eligible for a VA loan, and even help you obtain your Certificate of Eligibility.

Questions about whether you qualify? Call (855) 541-5915 to speak with a loan specialist.

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YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A VA HOME IF:
  • You have served 90 consecutive days of active service during wartime, OR
  • You have served 181 days of active service during peacetime, OR
  • You have more than 6 years of service in the National Guard or Reserves, OR
  • You are the spouse of a service member who has died in the line of duty or as a result of a service-related disability.

Finding the Right Loan for You

VA loans offer a host of big-time benefits, but they're not right for every veteran. A lender can guide you through the different loan programs and help you find the best fit.

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VA Loans

Offer qualified buyers exclusive benefits like $0 down payment and no mortgage insurance

USDA Loans

Offer qualified buyers benefits like $0 down payment to buy in rural areas

FHA Loans

Offer low down payments to borrowers with less-than-perfect credit

Conventional Loans

Offer competitive rates for borrowers with good credit and solid down payment

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VA LOANS & VETERAN HOMEBUYING BENEFITS

The VA Loan offers many advantages that make it one of the most appealing paths to homeownership.

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These government-backed loans offer powerful advantages like $0 down payment, no mortgage insurance and more flexible and forgiving requirements.
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They're not just for veterans. Here's what current military members need to know about using their homebuying benefits.
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If you think you may be eligible for a VA loan, here are some must-knows about the program.
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Navigating the VA Loan Process

Getting a VA Loan doesn't look much different than any other mortgage product.

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Everyone's homebuying journey looks a little different, but most veteran and military homebuyers will travel this basic road.
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Getting prequalified is a critical first step for VA buyers. Here's a closer look at what to expect and what comes next.
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OUR FEATURED MILITARY HOMEBUYER

Former Senior Enlisted Leader Turns First-Time Homebuyer

James A. Roy's military career is a long and storied one, culminating in his final role as the Air Force's highest-ranking enlisted service member. When the 16th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force retired, Jim and his wife, Paula, turned to Veterans United for help using their hard-earned VA loan benefits.

As a Military Advisor, Chief Roy is a paid employee of Veterans United Home Loans.

Discover the advantages of buying a home with a VA Loan from Veterans United.

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Or call 1-855-541-5915 to speak to a Specialist


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VA Refinance Loans

Veterans and military homeowners can tap into two VA refinance options to lower their interest rate or extract cash from their home's equity.

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This powerful, no-frills refinance option for current VA homeowners focuses on getting veterans into lower-rate home loans.
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Learn how Veteran and military homeowners can tap into their equity to pay down debt, make home improvements and more.
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We take a closer look at the VA's two big refinance options and what might make the most sense for you.
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CREDIT & INTEREST RATES

Credit scores play a key role in your home financing journey.

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See how more relaxed credit requirements help veterans and military families get the most from their homebuying benefits.
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Military buyers can take simple, concrete steps to improve their credit and strengthen their homebuying profile.
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Resources from Bankrate

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Current interest rates

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Mortgage Analysis

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