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VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams

Sharlan Kozak VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams   The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have sacrificed so much by serving our nation. As the Veterans Administration says of the program: “The objective of the VA Home Loan ...

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Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost You

Sharlan Kozak Two Reasons Why Waiting a Year To Buy Could Cost You If you’re a renter in the Greenville area with a desire to become a homeowner, or a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, you may be hoping that waiting a year might ...

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Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary??

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home? There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For ...

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Is It Time to Move on to a New Home?

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home? If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years, you’re not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below): As the graph shows, before 2008, homeowners sold their ...

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