The Jersey Shore by Karl Hess: VA Home Loan Basics

VA Home Loan Basics

The Veterans Administration Loans helps Servicemembers, Veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners. As part of their mission to serve you, they provide a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to help you buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for your own personal occupancy.

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VA Home Loans are provided by private lenders, such as banks and mortgage companies. VA guarantees a portion of the loan, enabling the lender to provide you with more favorable terms.

Some Highlights:

  • The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit that is available to more than 22 million veterans & 2 million active duty service members which helps them achieve their dreams of homeownership.
  • In 2017, $189 billion was loaned to veterans and their families through the program.
  • VA Purchase Loans are on the rise in 46 out of 50 states and Washington, DC.

Karl Hess provides expert real estate services to residential buyers and sellers in Ocean County. Contact us today for more information on Ocean County Real Estate and for professional assistance navigating this complex home market.

As always, thank you for your time and feel free to get in touch if you have any questions. Karl Hess, Your Real Estate Expert on The Jersey Shore in Ocean County




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Comment balloon 2 commentsKarl Hess • November 10 2018 12:13PM



VA loans are amazing and they are extremely important. Many young veterans do not have the money for a down payment. The zero down feature is critical. I recently posted an article on my website about how VA loans are the best mortgage program on the planet.


Posted by Eric J, Dream Home Financing (Eric J - Dream Home Financing) 6 months ago

Very good info. Thank you for posting it. VA loans are important and God bless to all who served!

Posted by Kasia Zajac, GRI, SFR (Baird & Warner) 6 months ago