The VA Loan Program

Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions Charlie and I recently went through a training put on by the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals to obtain our Military Veteran Housing Certification (MVHC) designation. In this post I hope to dispel some myths and confusion regarding the VA loan benefit program and its origin, intention, and uses. InContinue reading “The VA Loan Program”

What Makes a House a Home

home /hōm/ noun – the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household. By the time I was 9 years old, my family had lived in seven different houses in three different states on two coasts. To this day, when people ask me where I grew up, or whereContinue reading “What Makes a House a Home”

Somebody Has To Fight For What Is Right

I ran into constant roadblocks when I began my journey looking for properties to provide housing for homeless Veterans.  The issues I faced were the catalyst to me getting my real estate license, instead of contracting with a third party to represent me. I realized the full value of having my real estate license thisContinue reading “Somebody Has To Fight For What Is Right”

The Importance of Hiring a Professional

“It’s much easier to stay out of trouble now than to get out of trouble later.” Warren Buffett In today’s DIY climate, there are countless opportunities for consumers to take business and personal matters on themselves without the help of professionals.  With in home tax software for personal and business taxes, who needs an accountant? Continue reading “The Importance of Hiring a Professional”

My First Hero; Why I Care So Much

I’ve shared a few stories now about why I’ve taken such an interest in the Veteran community on my website, and my blog.  The truth is, I would consider caring for Veterans part of the fabric that makes me who I am.  I was born into a family of Veterans. Grandpa Bob’s submarine arrived inContinue reading “My First Hero; Why I Care So Much”