VA Loans

April 5, 2019

US Economic Report and Soaring Home Prices

US Economic Report

Median Home Prices

Median list prices are at a high for the first time in March at $300,000 according to a report. According to Realtor, there are 1,349,597 active listings currently on the market with a 4% increase year over year.  ...

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May 15, 2018

Rent or Buy!! Who is Right?


Rent vs Buy


This is a discussion that has and will continue to be a debate in households across the country. Depending on who you talk to you should wait and save your 20% down payment. Most mortgage companies will offer approx 3.5% as a down payment, but you will ...

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April 11, 2016

What Happens When You Buy a Home

What Exactly Happens When You Buy a Home?


As an educated buyer, you have been searching for months to find that perfect home that covers all the checklists.  After a few months of learning, scouring, and negotiating the market, you finally have an accepted offer and are ready ...

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Dec. 30, 2015

Interest Rate Affect On Maryalnd Real Estate

How Interest Rate Hike Will Affect Maryland Real Estate

Recently the Federal Reserve increased the interest rates, and this decision came as a shock to many stakeholders, many of whom are located in Ellicott City, Maryland, because interest rates have not been increased in the past 10 years. However, this move was ...

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Nov. 10, 2015

VA Client Receives $65,000 in Free Equity

Coming off a strong September, the real estate professionals at R.E. Shilow Realty did not let the fall weather cool them down! 

A Navy Veteran reached out to our agent Keith Eades on Labor Day looking for assistance with his home search. After a long day of visiting ...

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June 13, 2012

Veteran's Administration Loans and RE Shilow Realty

So, you’ve spent countless hours on-line researching, looked at all other options available in today’s seemingly complex mortgage market and the conclusion is the same. There’s no loan like a VA Loan and you want to take advantage of your earned benefits.

  • Record low interest rates
  • Right to prepay without ...
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Sept. 29, 2011

VA vs FHA Loans

A VA loan is a mortgage loan guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The loan may be issued by qualified lenders. The VA loan was designed to offer long-term financing to eligible American veterans or their surviving spouses (provided they do not remarry).

The basic intention of ...

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Sept. 27, 2011

Can I get a joint V.A. loan with someone?

Many veterans have spouses and are interested in buying a home through the VA loan program in order to start a new family.

However, there are more options out there that may be available to a veteran who wants to joint finance a home.

Here's a video from DirectVAloans ...

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