A reader writes: Hello Doug. I really enjoyed your interviews and what you have to say about how you got to where you are now. I am looking into financial independence as well. I had a late start, so I feel it’s going to take a while for me to get there, and it may not even be early retirement by then. The reason I am contacting you is … [Read more...] about From The Mail Buoy: Hawaii Investment Rental Properties
VA Loan Certificates of Eligibility have made it possible for thousands of veterans to take advantage of VA Loans to make their dreams of owning a home a reality. Buying a home can be an expensive and complicated process. So, anything that makes the home buying process easier and more accessible is welcome. Fortunately, VA Loans do just that, as … [Read more...] about VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility – Why You Need it and How to Get One
VA Loans are an excellent way for U.S. military members, veterans, and their families to buy a home. VA Loans feature many benefits, including being easier to qualify for than a comparable conventional loan, as well as offering the ability to finance 100% of the home purchase. Once you have established eligibility for a VA Loan, you can begin the … [Read more...] about VA Loan Property Types – Which Type of Home Can You Buy with a VA Loan
If you’ve decided that you want to pursue a VA home loan to get into your dream home, but you don’t know just how much you might qualify for, knowing how much it’s possible to qualify for is helpful. Because we know how confusing it can be to navigate the home loan market, we did our best to put together some information to help you figure out … [Read more...] about VA Loan Limits by County – How Much House Can You Buy with a VA Loan?
Getting approved for a VA home loan can be a lengthy, confusing, and frustrating process. When you’re in the midst of it, it can feel like you’re a show dog, being forced to jump through hoops. It’s so challenging, in fact, that many Americans give up on their dreams of owning a home and assume that they will only ever be able to rent. However, … [Read more...] about VA Loan Eligibility and Service Requirements
This guest post is from Randy Prothero, a Hawaii real estate agent and team leader of “The Prothero Group” at Island Style Realty, an Oahu Real Estate Team. The VA loan is a government-backed, but privately lended, home loan available to veterans or those currently serving in the military (including active-duty personnel, reservists/National … [Read more...] about Seven Benefits of the VA Home Loan