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VA Mortgage Limits

What Are 2018 VA Mortgage Limits? In 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) increased the maximum VA Mortgage it will fully guarantee in most US counties from $424,100 to $453,100. In many additional counties, 2018 VA Mortgage limits are

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VA financing for Widows

Home Loan Assistance For The Surviving Military Spouse Members of the U.S. armed forces have an advantage over the non-military home buyer or homeowner. The VA home loan is exclusively for veterans and active-duty service members. This loan comes with low mortgage rates

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FHA vs USDA

How Affordable Are USDA Home Loans? Home buyers looking for a zero downpayment mortgage with low monthly payments should consider USDA home loans. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan, also known as the Rural Development (RD) loan, requires no downpayment and is

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Rental prices moving up

Competition for housing makes renting more costly It seems renting—particularly on single-family homes—is on the rise. And according to analysis from one industry player, that spells bad news for renters. What goes up doesn’t always come down Analysis from real estate

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Your Plain English Guide To Real Estate Terms

Important Terms You’ll Hear Your Real Estate Agent Use There’s a lot to know when you’re buying real estate. This high-ticket purchase could be the largest investment you ever make. You can’t afford to let things get lost in translation,

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