fort bragg relocation: Answers to the VA Loans Quiz: Who Can Apply for a VA Loan and When? - 10/27/10 12:50 AM
Bruce is a wonderful resource for VA Loan information.  I've recommended his tips to a few different families relocating to the Fort Bragg NC area, near Raleigh!
Here are some great quick facts on applying for a VA Loan.
Remember, a VA Loan can be combined with the "Stanton Homes for Heroes" military discount program.
Our quiz this week was all about who is eligible for a VA home loan and when. Because the rules for VA home loan eligibility differ according to whether you're active duty, Guard or Reserve, or a surviving spouse of a military member, applying for a first … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: VA Loan Eligibility for Surviving Spouses - 08/09/10 03:07 AM
I wasn't aware of this benefit for surviving spouses.  This can be helpful for someone struggling to move on after an unspeakable tragedy.  If you know a survivor, let them know that they may qualify for help, when they're ready....

VA home loans are a benefit primarily used by military members, but in once case the VA allows non-military people to apply—specifically the surviving spouse of a veteran who has died on active duty or died as a result of military service.
Surviving spouses often have a difficult time in the earliest days of applying for a VA home loan. … (2 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Lee County 2009-2010 Property Taxes - How Much are Property Taxes in Sanford NC? - 07/15/10 11:50 PM
New Homes Sanford NC - Cost to Live Sanford NC
Lee County/Sanford/Fort Bragg Relocation - Property Taxes How much will I pay in property taxes for my new Lee County or Sanford home near Fort Bragg?  That's a very common question when considering purchasing a home in Lee County. 
If you're considering relocating to Lee County, you may be living in Sanford, Broadway, Cape Fear, Cameron, Carolina Trace, Deep River, Lemon Springs, Northview, West Pocket, or West Sanford. 
View updated Lee County property tax rates  
Find Out What District Your New Lee County Home is Located In
Ask your real estate agent what district number the … (4 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Fort Bragg NC PCS Orders - Housing Assistance Information - 04/19/10 05:54 AM
PCS orders for Fort Bragg can be just as stressful!  Cindy Jones has put together extensive information around the HAP Homeowners Assistance Program.


A sure sign of spring in Northern Virginia is the steady stream of PCS orders military families are receiving to head to their new duty station.  So far this year military families I am working with are heading around the world including Okinawa, Hawaii, Thailand and the more “usual” spots of FL, GA, SC and OH. This year’s PCS orders bring a different level of stress than in former times.  Families who purchased a home when they … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Military Support Groups - Fort Bragg Area Quick Guide - 03/16/10 10:54 PM
Raleigh Relocation Package
Military Support Groups Know a military family or veteran?  Want to help?  Here are just a few of the great military support organizations in the area.  If you're going to be stationed at Fort Bragg or Seymour-Johnson, check these out.  Or consider volunteering, and making a difference.
Armed Services YMCA - YMCA Military Outreach Initiative-Respite Child Care Services
The YMCA Military Outreach Initiative offers respite child care services for children whose parent or guardian needs temporary respite from their role as primary caregiver in the absence of a deployed spouse. The care is intended for children who are infants (or youngest … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Military Provisions In Tax Credit Bill | Fort Bragg NC Relocations - 11/16/09 09:49 PM
This is also good news for anyone at Fort Bragg or coming to Fort Bragg NC in the next 10 months or so... very glad that someone thought of this, and thanks Cynthia for letting us know!
We work with quite a few military and veteran families relocating to the Fort Bragg/Raleigh area with "Stanton Homes for Heroes" - military and veteran discount program for new homes.

Are you aware that under current law those serving in the military who buy their first home are not likely to be able to use the first time home buyers credit? 
I work with … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Extending the First Time Home Buyers Credit for Military Families - 11/03/09 11:20 PM
Thank you Cindy Jones for updating us on the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit for military families! 
For anyone who has been stationed overseas and hasn't had a chance to take advantage of the credit, the extra 12 months can make a big difference.

The US House of Representatives overwhelming voted to extend the first time home buyers credit for an additional 12 months to anyone in the military who has served overseas for three months in 2009.  In a vote of 416 to zero the bill now has to go the US Senate and the President for final approval.This … (4 comments)

fort bragg relocation: House Extends Tax Credit to Active Military for One More Year - 10/14/09 01:32 AM
Fort Bragg NC Relocations may be able to benefit from an extension of the $8000 first time homebuyers tax credit! 
We work with many veterans and military families through the "Stanton Homes for Heroes" program and the Veterans History Project - this is great news.  Hopefully the Senate will pass as well.
Military families often have to put their home buying plans on hold as they are deployed or transfered.  Good to see the House of Representatives working to support them! 
Yesterday the House of Representatives unanimously voted to extend the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit to active military personnel, foreign … (5 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Build on Your Lot in Sanford NC - Available Acreage - 08/18/09 04:36 AM
New Homes Sanford NC
Building a Custom Home in Sanford NC Available Acreage - Communities and "Not in a Subdivision" Thinking of building a new home in Sanford NC?  Wondering what kind of acreage is available?  We've put together all of the options, along with an easy map to acreage locations in Sanford or Lee County, NC.
 
Heritage Pointe Offers Available Lots in this All-Brick Community
 
There are currently several available lots in Heritage Pointe, Sanford, NC.
Find out more about these Heritage Pointe lots here.
All yard maintenance and mowing is provided through HOA. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click here … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Lee County 2009-2010 Property Tax Guide - 07/08/09 12:00 AM
New Homes Sanford NC - Cost to Live Sanford NC
Lee County/Sanford/Fort Bragg Relocation - Property Taxes How Much Does It Cost to Live in Sanford NC?  
View updated Lee County property tax rates
How much will I pay in property taxes for my new Lee County or Sanford home?  That's a very common question when considering purchasing a home in Lee County. 
If you're considering relocating to Lee County, you may be living in Sanford, Broadway, Cape Fear, Cameron, Carolina Trace, Deep River, Lemon Springs, Northview, West Pocket, or West Sanford. 
Find Out What District Your New Lee County Home is Located In … (2 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Harnett County NC Property Taxes - How Much Does it Cost? - 04/13/09 12:37 AM
Harnett County NC Relocation - Property Taxes How much will I pay in property taxes for my new Harnett County NC home?  
That's a very common question when considering purchasing a home in Harnett County, NC, whether you're considering Angier, Coats, Dunn, Erwin, Lillington, or even Fuquay-Varina.
View updated Harnett County, NC property tax rate information  
 
 
Harnett County is just south of Wake County, and just east of Lee County.  Lower land costs make this county an attractive place for many homebuyers looking to have affordable acreage.
Harnett County is particularly popular with families looking to split a commute between Fort Bragg and Raleigh, … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: BRAC Hiring Begins at Fort Bragg, NC! - 03/10/09 11:42 PM
Fort Bragg Relocation
Work to Begin on BRAC Realignment Construction First Job Fair Thursday March 12th Hensel Phelps Construction Company has posted the first of thousands of job openings that will be required to complete BRAC work over the next three years at Fort Bragg. 
What is BRAC? "BRAC" is an acronym that stands for Base Realignment and Closure.  It is the congressionally authorized process the Department of Defense has previously used to reorganize its base structure to more efficiently and effectively support our forces, increase operational readiness and facilitate new ways of doing business.  BRAC will cause Fort Bragg NC (an … (5 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Lee County 2008-2009 Property Taxes - How Much Does It Cost to Live in Sanford NC Near Fort Bragg? - 03/04/09 11:22 PM
New Homes Sanford NC - Cost to Live Sanford NC
Lee County/Sanford/Fort Bragg Relocation - Property Taxes How much will I pay in property taxes for my new Lee County or Sanford home?   
That's a very common question when considering purchasing a home in Lee County. 
If you're considering relocating to Lee County, you may be living in Sanford, Broadway, Cape Fear, Cameron, Carolina Trace, Deep River, Lemon Springs, Northview, West Pocket, or West Sanford. 
View updated Lee County property tax rates  
Find Out What District Your New Lee County Home is Located In Ask your real estate agent what district number the property resides … (2 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Blue Star Mothers Take Care of Enlisted Kids Stationed at Fort Bragg - 02/12/09 11:12 PM
Fort Bragg Support
Blue Star Mothers Plan Care Packages Help Mail Essentials to Local Soldiers Stationed in Iraq Wondering how to help our local Fort Bragg NC men and women currently stationed in Iraq?  Talk to Patti Elliot, who heads the Triangle branch of Blue Star Mothers.
Blue Star Mothers is a national organization for parents who have a child serving in a branch of the US Military. 
Elliot recently headed a care package drive held at the Middle Creek High School in Cary NC.  As she prepared herself for her son's deployment, she led students and volunteers in packing 77 different boxes … (3 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Hunters Point - Affordable Angier Lots - Great Open Community Near Raleigh/Fort Bragg - 02/12/09 10:29 PM
Angier New Homes - Angier New Home Builders
Looking to build or buy a New Custom Home in Angier NC? Hunters Point Offers Large, Open Lots Near Raleigh and Fort Bragg  
We've discovered another great central North Carolina community you might enjoy. Looking to build a new home in Angier, NC? Check out these available lots in Hunter's Point, courtesy of  Fonville Morisey/Stancil-Raynor Team.
Stanton Homes helps make it easy to find the right place to build your new home, by putting together information on great new home communities, lots and land throughout central North Carolina. All information is current as of … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Healthy Home Insulation Inc Joins Stanton Homes® for Heroes - 10/29/08 12:37 AM
Healthy Home Insulation Gives Commitment of Support to Veterans and Military through the Stanton Homes® for Heroes Program Stanton Homes is excited to announce yet another partner in the Stanton Homes® for Heroes Program. Healthy Home Insulation (HHI) has been serving the eastern half of North Carolina, from Greensboro to the coast, for over 3 years.  HHI offers energy efficient spray foam insulation called "Icynene".
What is Icynene? Icynene is an open cell, ½ lb foam insulation, which is up to four times more energy efficient than fiber glass or cellulose insulation.  Icynene is packaged as a system approach to making … (3 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Law Helps Make Housing Affordable for Veterans - Improvements Noted - 10/23/08 12:37 AM
Veterans and Military - Housing Benefits
VA Home Loans Improved through Veterans Benefits Act Good news for anyone currently serving at Fort Bragg, Pope Air Force Base, or Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, as well as Veterans living throughout the Raleigh, NC area.
On October 10, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2008.
This bill addressed about a dozen topics of importance to Veterans, but some of the most noted points affect housing.
There are three major impacts to the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program:
1.   The authority to guarantee adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) and hybrid … (4 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Military Travel Discounts - Raleigh and Fort Bragg Travel Discounts - 07/27/08 12:49 AM
Military Travel Discounts in North Carolina  
If you or your spouse is an active duty member of the military, you know how valuable it is to have "getaway time" during those precious leaves. 
Here's some great resources to find discounts for weekend retreats around the Raleigh and Fayetteville area in beautiful NC.
So browse through, choose a bed and breakfast or simply someplace new to drive to, and spend some quality time with your sweetheart!
 
 
Military Travel Discounts -  There are a variety of sites that offer military travel discounts, including discounts on bed and breakfasts, hotels, motels, and area attractions. 
Here's … (0 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Housing Assistance - Armed Forces with Service-Connected Disabilities - 07/14/08 10:51 PM
Specially Adapted Housing - Top 10 Questions How to Get Started in the Fort Bragg and Pope AFB Area Veterans and servicemembers who have suffered a service-connected disability have access to a government grant to help purchase, retrofit, or build a home that can accomodate their needs. 
The Specially Adapted Housing Grant offers a maximum amount of $50,000, and can be used up to three separate times. 
Here's some of the quick facts, and how to apply for the Specially Adapted Housing Grant in the Fort Bragg/Pope Air Force Base area. 
Which veterans or servicemembers may be eligible for the grant? The Specially Adapted Housing … (2 comments)

fort bragg relocation: Property Tax Rates in the Triangle, NC Area - Find Rates Here for Wake County, Lee County, Johnston County, and More - 06/11/08 11:01 PM
Raleigh Relocation Package - Property Taxes Whether you're considering relocating from one side of the Triangle to the other, are relocating to Fort Bragg, or are coming to the Raleigh area from Florida, New Jersey, New York, or elsewhere, you've probably wondered what the yearly property taxes might be for your new home.
Here's an easy guide to property taxes in many of the counties surrounding the Triangle. Compare counties, or simply get a feel for average costs.
 
Wake County - includes Raleigh, NC.  Raleigh is one of the three points of the "Triangle", with Chapel Hill and Durham as the other two corners. 
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