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Over One-Third of Staten Island Veterans Do NOT Take Advantage of Tax Benefits »

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U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today launched a two-pronged plan to help ensure that veterans returning home to Staten Island from Iraq and Afghanistan are receiving critical benefits that will allow them to…

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VA Home Loan News | Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac begin to unload mortgages »

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    The Mortgage Colossus that is Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac are too being unloading thousands of Distressed Mortgages, Ordered by the Treasury Department following the announcement to reduce their amount of  troubled mortgages. Despite the arguments on both…

Aug 21 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

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VA Loans – If You Are a Veteran There Are Great Opportunities Available »

Justin Miller | The ratio sets a limit of 40% on the share of income to be used for loan debt repayments, so the borrower can cover any unexpected bills that come along. …

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VA Home Loan News | Does a VA Loan Limit, Limit you? »

Charles G. Fawkes | What is the limit on these loans anyway? An easy guide to know how much you can get a loan for. Lets get to Brass Tax here. The maximum guaranteed on a VA loan is 240,000 and while this might buy a fairly large sized house in most areas of the country, high priced markets…

Feb 10 2012 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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The VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan: aka IRRRL, aka VA Streamline Refinance »

Ted Mueller | If you currently have a VA Loan and haven’t refinanced in the past year or two, with current 30 year fixed VA rates hovering around 3.5% you could probably lower your rate and save a chunk of change each month.  Odds are your best option is most likely a VA IRRRL (Interest Rate Reduction Refinance…

Sep 3 2012 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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VA Loans – If You Are a Veteran There Are Great Opportunities Available »

Justin Miller | The ratio sets a limit of 40% on the share of income to be used for loan debt repayments, so the borrower can cover any unexpected bills that come along. …

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VA Home Loan News | Does a VA Loan Limit, Limit you? »

Charles G. Fawkes | What is the limit on these loans anyway? An easy guide to know how much you can get a loan for. Lets get to Brass Tax here. The maximum guaranteed on a VA loan is 240,000 and while this might buy a fairly large sized house in most areas of the country, high priced markets…

Feb 10 2012 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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VA Home Loan News | Short Sales Doing More Bad Then Good »

Short sales are no better for a homeowner's credit than damage done as a result of a foreclosure, according to FICO officials.…

Sep 5 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

VA Home Loan News | Foreclosures more affordable says RealtyTrac »

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  Foreclosures or bank owned homes sold at an average discount of 32% below similar homes in the same neighborhood during the…

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VA Home Loan News | Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac begin to unload mortgages »

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    The Mortgage Colossus that is Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac are too being unloading thousands of Distressed Mortgages, Ordered by the Treasury Department…

Aug 21 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Mortgage Rates Today: Better Deals at Capital One, HSBC and BB&T Banks (April 11) »

The benchmark 30 year loan deals can be had for 4.400% at HSBC Bank (NYSE:HBC) today with an APR of 4.467%. 30 year FHA loans have been offered at…

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