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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day

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Written By: Becky Gonzalez, Military Spouse June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day and it’s very important to educate and understand the significance of what PTSD is. It’s more common than…

Happy Military Appreciation Month

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I don’t think anyone really understands what it’s like to be an active Military service member or married to a Military service member until they are living it in real…

Financing Closing Costs into your VA Home Loan with Kaitlin Miller

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Hey there, Kaitlin Miller with Veteran’s Lending Group here, and today I wanted to share some helpful information that you may not know about VA home loans. Today I’m busting…

Those Moments That Matter..

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Brandi is a Military Spouse who is overseas in Europe with her family. Her husband is Active Duty in the Army and their family are currently living the Military Life…

VA Home Loan Cost vs. Conventional Home Loan Cost with Kyle Johnson

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Hi there, Kyle Johnson here with Veterans Lending Group. Today, we’re talking about the myth that the VA loan is more expensive than a conventional loan. The truth is, the…

Debt to Income with Zach Abrams

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Expenses like groceries, utilities, gas, and your taxes are not included. The next step is to take the total of monthly debt payments and divide it by your gross monthly…

Second Tier Entitlement with Mark Villano

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Mark Villano Loan Officer at Veterans Lending Group goes into detail regarding the Second Tier Entitlement. This is a term that lenders use when describing the remaining balance in a…

Check Your Eligibility

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Did you know you could Check Your Eligibility on our Website? Our Instructor Ron O'Ferrall gives some quick tips on Eligibility. We can assist you in navigating the many questions…

What the Military Didn’t Teach Me with Mitch McElwain

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Hi, this is Mitch McElwain with Veterans Lending Group. I’m a former US Navy submariner, and I can tell you that I was not educated about the VA loan as…

VA Funding Fee with Tony Dayton

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Hey all, Tony Dayton here with Veterans Lending Group. Today we are going to be talking about the VA funding fee.  The VA funding fee covers the cost of maintaining…

Just the Tip: What Makes a VA Home Loan Specialist?

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What Makes a VA Home Loan Specialist? Is it like seeing a family doctor or a dermatologist? What about call centers how do those play a part? On our first…

Myth – Getting a VA Home Loan is Difficult with Chris Mejia

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Hello everyone, I’m Chris Mejia with Veterans Lending Group and I wanted to talk to you today about the ease of getting a VA Home Loan. Applying for a VA…

Guns & Glitter: Avocado Face Mask with Tony Dayton

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In our Guns & Glitter Series Veterans tackle crafts with kids! The catch? The Veterans have no idea what they've signed up for...they only know that they're going to be…

Getting a VA Home Loan Offer Accepted Isn’t Harder with Mike Villano

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Mike Villano, I’m with Veterans Lending Group and today I just want to take a moment to chat with you guys about some of the challenges you could have when…

Credit Scoring Models with Timora Batarao

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This is Timora with Veterans Lending Group and I wanted to take a little bit of time to help you as a real estate professional better help your clients, and…

VA Loan Down Payment Calculation Inaccuracies with Brooke Villano

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I’m Brooke Villano with Veterans Lending Group and today I'm going to talk about calculating your down payment and your entitlement for a VA Home Loan. One thing that we…

Guns & Glitter Series: Slime with Jamie Douglas

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In our Guns & Glitter Series Veterans tackle crafts with kids! The catch? The Veterans have no idea what they've signed up for...they only know that they're going to be…

When You Can Use Your VA Home Loan Benefit with Ron O’Ferrall

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I’m Ron O’Ferrall with Veterans Lending Group and the VA Home Loan Bootcamp. I wanted to address a question we get asked pretty often from our active duty personnel. Which…

Guns & Glitter: Bath Bombs with Dustin Bennight

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In our Guns & Glitter Series Veterans tackle crafts with kids! The catch? The Veterans have no idea what they've signed up for...they only know that they're going to be…

VA Minimum Credit Score with Jamie Fischer

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Hey there….did you know that the VA actually has no minimum required credit score? Most banks have what are called overlays on top of the VA guidelines. The majority of…

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval with Lee Nguyen

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A pre-qualification does a very quick skim of your credit report, with a rough estimate of your income and your debts. What it doesn't do is factor in your ACTUAL…
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Credit Tips with Mark Villano

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First, everyone’s credit history is different, so make sure you have a VA Specialty Lender pull your credit and run a Credit Simulator to determine what your exact perfect plan…
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Mortgage Terms Glossary

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Escrow and equity? LTV and DTI? Pre-qualification and pre-approval? What’s it all mean? Get the answers to your questions here with our mortgage terms glossary. 2/1 Buy Down Mortgage: The…
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Dos & Don’ts of the Loan Process

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DOS & DON'TS OF THE LOAN PROCESS Whether buying a new home, or refinancing your existing home, the loan process is vitally important. Beyond all the paperwork, there are many…

Starting the Loan Process

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STARTING THE LOAN PROCESS By now, you’ve obtained your lender, you’ve gotten pre-approved, and you’ve found your dream home. It is time to start the loan process! Your licensed loan…
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What Is A VA Home Loan?

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WHAT IS A VA HOME LOAN? The VA home loan is a loan provided by a participating lender like Veterans Lending Group and is guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs…
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Should I Buy or Rent?

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SHOULD I BUY OR RENT? Deciding whether to buy or rent can be difficult. Your lifestyle, financial situation and long-term plans should all factor in to your decision. Oftentimes, the…