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Discounted Home Loans Available to Veterans Displaced by Memorial Day Flooding

Central Texas often faces extended periods of drought; however, when it does rain, it floods. Just a couple months ago, over the 2015 Memorial Day weekend, central Texas faced some of the worst flooding in Texas history, which resulted in the deaths of over a dozen people and caused thousands to flee their homes (texasmonthly.com). …

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Pay Yourself: Buying a Home Is Now Cheaper than Renting

When you purchase a home, you stop paying your landlord and start paying yourself – everyone’s heard that. Maybe you’ve had this old adage knocking around in your head for a while now, you’ve been saving for a down payment, and you’re considering making the leap into home ownership. In that case, you may be interested to …

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Tips for Texas Homebuyers: Getting the Lowest Mortgage Rate

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases most people will ever make, so it’s no wonder people take their time to make sure they’re getting a great deal. Prospective Texas homebuyers spend hours poring over MLS sites and home listings comparing pricing, square footage, number of bedrooms, school districts and so on, to …

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Texas VA Home Loans vs. Conventional Home Loans

Are you a Texas Veteran and are you considering buying or refinancing in today’s market? Buying or refinancing a home is a decision that takes both careful thought and planning. Most prospective homebuyers put an extraordinary amount of time into selecting just the right home or deciding whether or not to refinance. Have you considered …

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates with VA Streamline Loans

So what is this VA Streamline Loan everyone’s talking about? And have you heard of the VA’s Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan (IRRRL)? Interestingly, they are one in the same! This is a loan that refinances an existing VA Loan into a new VA Loan with a lower interest rate, or for some, from an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) into a fixed rate mortgage.

On the Rise – Texas VA Home Loans

Have you been affiliated with the military and are you looking to buy a home or refinance in Texas? The VA Home Loan Program is receiving $6 billion in funding this year so this is an excellent time for you to consider a VA home loan. VA home loans are ideal for young families and first time home buyers since the borrower can finance 100% of the home’s value and purchase with $0 down. Is there any other loan program available that can offer these benefits? The answer is no.

How the 2009 Stimulus Package May Affect Interest Rates

As a presidential candidate in 2008, Barack Obama announced an immense stimulus package proposal of $175 billion.  After taking office, President Obama is now considering a much larger proposal package that could exceed $500 billion.  There are a few stipulations in this proposal that President Obama has considered in past proposals that could directly affect …

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