va mortgage: Junction City VA Loans - 11/02/15 05:01 AM
We're offering Junction City VA Loans to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves military members who live in the Kansas City area and are looking for a place to live.  If you're wanting to purchase a home in the Junction City Kansas area and have your DD214 or COE, we can help - actually, even if you don't have those we can help you get them so you can get your VA home loan.  The VA Mortgage program was started to help soldiers returning from war be able to pick up the pieces of … (0 comments)

va mortgage: Manhattan VA Loan - 11/02/15 12:58 AM
We're offering a Manhattan VA Loan to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves military members who live in the Kansas City area and are looking for a place to live.  If you're wanting to purchase a home in the Manhattan Kansas area and have your DD214 or COE, we can help - actually, even if you don't have those we can help you get them so you can get your VA home loan.  The VA Mortgage program was started to help soldiers returning from war be able to pick up the pieces of their … (0 comments)

va mortgage: Leavenworth VA Loans - 10/30/15 12:14 AM
we're offering Leavenworth VA Loans to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves military members who live in the Kansas City Missouri or Kansas area and are looking for a place to live.  If you're wanting to purchase a home in the Leavenworth KS area and have your DD214 or COE, we can help - actually, even if you don't have those we can help you get them so you can get your VA home loan.  The VA Mortgage program was started to help soldiers returning from war be able to pick up the pieces … (1 comments)

va mortgage: Independence VA Loans - 10/28/15 02:28 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 we offer the best Independence VA Loans to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast … (0 comments)

va mortgage: Blue Springs VA Loans - 10/27/15 02:19 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 Blue Springs VA Loans to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, … (1 comments)

va mortgage: Kansas City Veteran Loans - 10/13/15 12:42 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 the best website, the best service and the best Kansas City Veteran Loans to all our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Coast Guard, National Guard … (0 comments)

va mortgage: 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)

va mortgage: 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)

va mortgage: VA loans and Homes for Heroes - 08/30/15 11:51 PM
My family is one of those crazy families who are always looking for a deal.  We use coupons as much as we can to get the best deal on whatever product we can! VA Loans and Homes for Heroes are the best 'home buying coupon' you could ever need! Let me tell you more about it!
Looking for a deal on mortgages and home loansI meet many who are hoping for a 'deal' when it comes to home loans and mortgages. For those who are eligible for a VA loan, there may be even more benefits and advantages than the loan in itself. Sure, … (0 comments)

va mortgage: 3 steps to take to get a VA Home Loan - 08/24/15 12:16 AM
The VA home loan is a great loan for veterans and active duty in Lee's Summit.  We'd like to tell you 3 steps to take to get a VA Home Loan.  While we could spend hours and hours discussing what a great place Lee's Summit MO is to live; with its great schools and amenties that rival any place around the metro, we can't blame you for looking for a home there.
Rather than talk about all the things that are great about Lee's Summit, we'd reather talk to you about The best way to get an VA Loan in Lee's … (0 comments)

va mortgage: Kansas City VA Loans - 08/18/15 11:45 PM
If you live near Kansas City, MO, and you're a veteran or active duty military then you need to know more about Kansas City 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)

va mortgage: Lee's Summit VA Loans - 08/17/15 02:35 AM
If you live near Lee's Summit, MO, and you're a veteran or active duty military then you need to know more about Lee's Summit 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)

va mortgage: Getting ready for your VA home loan - 08/04/15 12:47 AM
There's a few things you can do when you want to buy a house and we're here to to help you while you're Getting ready for your VA home loan. The VA mortgage is the (HANDS DOWN) best mortgage available to those who have served in our military and served our country, we love helping our veterans and active duty service folks get into their new home using our knowledge of VA loans.  Check out the video below to see Darren Copeland, our VA mortgage expert explaining the steps you need to take when Getting ready for your VA home loan.
Now … (0 comments)

va mortgage: 4 Things You Need to Know to get a VA Loan - 06/25/15 12:05 AM
When you're looking to buy a home you need to know what type of mortgage you'll need, so here are 4 Things You Need to Know to get a VA Loan.
1. You need to know if your service in the armed forces made you eligible for a VA home loan. Generally these servicemen and women are eligible for VA Loan:
Veterans of all branches of the United States Armed Forces Active duty personnel Reservists/National Guard members (you must have served for at least 6 years.) Some surviving spouses 2. The next thing you'll need to know is that getting pre-approved for … (0 comments)

va mortgage: VA Home Loans for Whiteman Air Force Base - 06/22/15 01:23 AM
VA Home Loans for Whiteman Air Force Base are made with no money down, and if you're working with a great realtor you can often times get the seller to pay the closing costs, which allows you to come to closing without any money to spend! It's a great way to purchase a home while your stationed at the home of the B-2 Stealth Bomber!
The rates on VA loans are much better than your other mortgage options typically, and VA loans don't have any pricey month-to-month mortgage insurance charge. Making use of a VA Home Loan is isn't really that different … (0 comments)

va mortgage: What's a COE and Why is it important - 06/16/15 02:09 AM
If you're a veteran or active duty military member, you might know about your DD214, but What's a COE and Why is it important?   It's very important and we'd like to take a few moments to explain this for anyone who is looking to get a VA Loan.
This is probably the key element of getting a VA home loan; the COE (and DD214) verify your VA loan eligibility.  When you've gotten a hold of a lender who specializes in VA Loans (like we do) they are going to want to make sure you qualify, and the way they do that is … (3 comments)

va mortgage: VA Appraisals and Common Repairs - 06/11/15 04:05 AM

The VA loan option offers many veterans the option of securing a home loan with several benefits and advantages. Because this program is backed by the government, it requires a unique appraisal process. (FHA loans require this too.) To ensure the property meets VA loan requirements, an appraiser will be assigned to review the property. This is NOT the same as a home inspection since the appraiser is looking out for the best interests of the government since it's providing the loan backing. In order to look out for YOUR best interests, you're highly encouraged to hire an independent home inspector.
The … (3 comments)

va mortgage: 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)

va mortgage: 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)

va mortgage: 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)

 
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This is Darren Copeland's Blog, Darren is a Senior Mortgage consultant and mortgage banker in Lees Summit, MO and for the rest of the Kansas City Area with Leader One Financial. We specialize in Home Mortgage loans specifically FHA loans, VA Loans, Conventional loans and even reverse mortgages for seniors! Check our blog for information about Home Loans and Mortgage tips and news for Home Buyers and; Real Estate Agents! Call us today to get started (816) 268-4025


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