midwest va loans: Kansas City Military Loans - 10/14/15 01:32 AM
Every day it seems the the military is on the news in some capacity, and every time we see it, we're so thank for for what our active duty military folks are doing and for our military veterans for what they've done.  We are often confounded by trying to figure out how to say thank you to these folks, so we decided about 10 years ago the best thing we could do would be to offer you a website along with the best service and the best Kansas City Military Loans to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, … (1 comments)

midwest va loans: Lee's Summit MO VA Loan - 10/12/15 01:15 AM
I've been a Kansas City Royals fan all my life, and Just like being a Royals fan is all about sticking with the team through the hard times, you're going to want a mortgage lender who knows all the ins and outs of the VA mortgage program and we're experts at that, and you'll probably also want a loan officer who will be there when things get tough! That's us! We're here to help anyone who's served with our armed forces to buy a home using a VA Loan in the KC MO area.  One of the things you'll need to … (0 comments)

midwest va loans: Blue Springs VA Loan - 09/22/15 12:46 AM
If you live near Blue Springs, MO, and you're a veteran or active duty military then you need to know more about Blue Springs VA Loans.  VA Home Loans are one of the best mortgage programs out there and are actually designed to help those who have served or are currently serving our country in any branch of the United States Military. The best part of this mortgage is that when you qualify for a VA Loan you don't have to worry about the 20% down payment that conventional mortgages require or even the 3.5% that FHA loans require.  This is … (0 comments)

midwest va loans: Warrensburg VA Home Loan - 06/11/15 11:52 PM
Warrensburg VA Home Loan
Warrensburg VA lenders provide active duty, National Guard, reserve members and veterans the ability to get loans for homes. This program offers competitive interest rates with no requirement for private mortgage insurance or a down payment. Private lenders process the loans but the Veterans Administration guarantees a part of the loan if the borrowers have issues stopping them from making payments.
Veterans can apply for Purchase Loans if they are having trouble with securing traditional financing. A number of people use these loans to refinance traditional loans and the Administration guarantees up to the total value of the property.
These … (0 comments)

midwest va loans: Purchasing a Home vs. Military Housing - 05/28/15 11:45 PM
Being an active military member can leave you wondering how long you’re going to be stationed at your current or upcoming location. The decision is often Purchasing a Home vs. Military Housing and with PCS season approaching, this may be the topic of discussion in your family this summer. Because of the possibility of change, you may not know exactly what to do about your housing situation.
If you’re debating whether to purchase a home or live in military housing, there are several factors you need to consider. Before you make a decision, sit down with your family and discuss the following:
Quality … (2 comments)

midwest va loans: Are VA Loan-Financed Homes Harder to Sell? - 05/27/15 12:09 AM
Are VA Loan-Financed Homes Harder to Sell?
Active military members and military families are often facing relocations. Due to this, its often asked if having a VA loan limits the ability or right to sell their home.
The assumption is that having a VA home loan imposes special conditions which lock you into your property and disable the right to sell the home. Fortunately, this assumption is untrue. Va Loans and regular mortgages are similar in the fact that you can sell at any time.
Whether you’re selling to upgrade to a bigger home or due to PCS, homeowners with a VA loan-financed home … (2 comments)

midwest va loans: 4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Credit Score - 05/26/15 12:41 AM
VA loans offer HUGE benefits to to our military and veterans, but you still need a 620 credit score, so here are 4 Simple Ways to Boost Your Credit Score.
While we can point you in the right direction for credit restoration services if you're in really bad shape, we also thought we'd give you a few simple ways to boost your credit score on your own.
It might be easier than you think.
Tips for Boosting your CreditYou don't have to work in finance to improve your credit score. Here are a few simple tips:
1. Don't Close Unused Accounts Right Away You might think that … (2 comments)

midwest va loans: First Time Home Buyer Tips - 05/20/15 12:07 AM
With Memorial Day approaching very quickly, we would like to pause from talking about First Time Home Buyer Tips and say that we at Midwest VA Loans would like to take the time to express our gratitude to those have have served for our country. We proudly serve active military and veterans to help them in buying a home for their family. Today especially we salute those who have served and sacrificed.
For military families, we look forward to getting you started with buying your first home. Our experience will work for you in taking the right steps. First, we think it’s … (0 comments)

midwest va loans: I Made an Offer on a Home- Now What? - 05/15/15 02:29 AM
I Made an Offer on a Home- Now What?
Finding the home you love and making an offer is a very exciting time. But what comes after the offer in the home buying process?
Here are some recommended steps to follow in the home buying process:
Patiently await the seller’s response
Once your agent has submitted your offer, the only thing you can do is wait. The seller is either going to accept it, come back with a counteroffer or reject it outright. It’s possible the seller has received multiple offers, which might spark a counteroffer of the price or change in one of your … (4 comments)

midwest va loans: 3 Reasons Lee's Summit is great for VA Loans - 05/11/15 01:16 AM
Lee's Summit MO is a great place to live and VA Loans are great for veterans, put them together and you get 3 Reasons Lee's Summit is great for VA Loans.
1. Lee's Summit is one of the best suburbs in the Kansas City Missouri area to raise a family with great schools, great parks and wonderful neighborhoods all nearby to shopping and restaurants.  This community has been growing and thriving for decades and they know how to throw a party!  The VA Home Loan is great for a family looking to move into this region, especially those who've just left the military … (0 comments)

midwest va loans: Midwest VA Loans - 04/29/15 03:00 AM
If you haven't heard about Midwest VA Loans, then you're missing out on one of the best VA Loan resources out there online and you could be potentially spending way too much money on your VA Mortgage. We've got Missouri's top VA home loan expert here, Darren Copeland, you may have seen Darren's YouTube Channel devoted to getting people informed about VA loans, if you haven't watched any of the videos, I encourage you to do so!
If you've got questions about:
Getting Your COE or DD214? What's the VA Loan Limit for my area? Am I VA Loan Eligible? What documents … (1 comments)

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