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Short sale Assistance for Military Homeowners in San Diego, CA - Not all homeowners in San Diego that need to short sale their homes have done so. While property values have increased over the last few years, some houses are still underwater.   For military families that have to move on Permanent...
Low VA appraisals and buyer options - there is a perception that VA appraisers come in low so that the buyer can get a good deal. In other words, the appraisers want to give deals intentionally to Veterans. There has been no evidence to suggest this.   Appraisers doing a VA appraisal  should arri...
Veteran Misconceptions about VA home loans - For millions of Veterans the VA loan has made a difference in their lives. It allows eligible Veterans and active-duty service members with lower incomes and less than perfect credit to become responsible homeowners.   However, many veterans share that...
VA loan selling points you need to know - With 22 million Veterans nationwide and only 1.9 million active VA loans, maybe real estate professionals need to do a better job of educating our Veterans about the benefits of the loan program.   When you see a Veteran you can simply ask "Are you missin...
When does a VA home loan make sense? - If a Veteran falls into any one of these four categories, the VA is probably your best bet.   1. Any Zero Down Payment Buyer:   This applies to borrowers who have no or limited savings. Who have savings but wish to keep their money in the bank. Typically Fir...
How does VA compare to other loan programs? - VA is one of the best options out there for qualified veterans. No money down, easier qualification guidelines, flexibility and no mortgage insurance. The list goes on as to the many benefits of a VA home loan. Here are the four best benefits in compa...
Best List of VA Non-Allowed Fees - The VA guidelines state allowable fees that the Veteran borrower can pay and closing costs that may be charged to the borrower. All other costs in the home purchase transaction are considered non-allowable. Here is a list of some of the more common VA non-allowe...
What are the top 3 questions military homebuyers frequently ask? As more military homebuyers are able to afford purchasing a home using their VA home loan benefit with zero money down, certain questions come up that Realtors need to know in order to provide proper service.         1. How do I get...
Sell your San Diego home fast in 96 hours...that's right in 4 days you can have your home sold. We offer key marketing strategies that can create multiple offers in this current housing market without the need for a open house. So, if you're thinking of selling, don't waste time and money looking...
  Rising Home Prices In San Diego - With the decline in our economy over the last several years many Americans still have valid concerns about purchasing a new home.  The best place to begin when purchasing a new home is to find out the trends of your real estate market—remember not all markets a...

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