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4 Reasons Buying a Home Now is Great for Your Family
How Tough is the VA Appraisal? 3 Factors to Consider
14 VA Appraisal Basics for Agents
Don’t Make An Offer Without Asking These 5 Questions
VA Loan Eligibility Basics for Agents
The Military Spouse’s Comprehensive Guide to the VA Mortgage
Full List of Property Tax Exemptions By State
VA Loans and Lead Paint: What You Need to Know
Sink or Swim? Using a VA Loan to Purchase a Home With a Pool
5 Key Reasons to Have a Home Inspection Before You Buy
4 Exterior Problems That Will Halt Any VA Appraisal
10 Companies You Didn’t Know Were Veteran-Owned Businesses
Honoring Those Who Served: 11 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day
How a Home Inspection Differs from the VA Appraisal
Prevent New Construction Heartbreak with These Tips
5 Must Know Facts When Using Your VA Loan on New Construction
3 Questions to Ask a Builder When Using Your VA Loan
5 Red Hot Tips For the Green Agent
5 Tips to Get Your Next VA Purchase Offer Accepted
3 ‘S’-Words That Will Make or Break a VA Appraisal
A Financial Field Manual for Deploying Service Members
4 Misconceptions About Working as a Real Estate Agent
4 Reasons Why Your Job In Real Estate Is Awesome
Saddled With Student Loan Debt? There’s Still Hope For Homebuying
5 Most Common VA Loan Myths Busted
Do You Know These 5 Minimum Property Requirement Pitfalls?
4 Credit Questions VA Lenders Will Ask You
Should ‘For Sale By Owner’ Scare You?
3 Ways Your Child Could Directly Impact Your VA Loan
4 VA Appraisal Dealbreakers (and How to Handle Them)
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Pros and Cons of Leaving the Service
Jump Your VA Appraisal Hurdles in 7 Steps
Private Water Sources and the VA Loan
What You Need to Know About Your Statement of Service
4 Tips for Buying Distressed Properties With VA Loans
What You Can (and Cannot) Do With Your VA Loan
Sellers: Is Your Home VA Loan Compliant?
Occupancy Requirements for VA Loans
Cheat Sheet: VA Appraisal Timelines By State
5 Common Reasons Homes Fail The VA Loan Appraisal
An Overview of Property Types Eligible for VA Loans
How Long Does it Take to Close a VA Loan?
7 Tips for Crafting a Captivating Home Buyer’s Letter
The Importance of Being Earnest: All About Earnest Money Deposits
Why VA Loans Don’t Require a Down Payment
VA Loan Basics: What is the Certificate of Eligibility?
Pulling Back the Curtain on VA Home Loan Closing Costs
8 Things You Must Know About VA Appraisals
Best Cities for Veteran Homebuyers to Live in 2017
Save Money By Knowing the Difference Between APR and Interest Rate
How Much Can I Borrow With a VA Loan?
How VA Appraisers Determine a Home’s Value
My Bank Statement Can Kill My VA Loan?
Roadmap to Success: Closing a VA Loan on a Condo
How Buyers and Agents Can Handle Common VA Appraisal Problems
Everything You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance
The VA Appraisal and Electrical Systems: What Is Required?
6 Factors That Can Sink Your Home Value
Monitoring Your Reputation as a Real Estate Agent
5 Tips for Selling a Home In Winter
5 Reasons Members of the Military Go Into Debt
A Smart Approach to Safety: 18 Tips for Real Estate Agents
5 Ways to Keep Buyers Engaged During the Holidays
VA Loan Basics: What is the VA Loan Limit?
Great Advice for Overcoming 3 Common VA Loan Hurdles
5 Things Military Buyers Need to Know About Credit Reports
2015 Real Estate Conference Schedule
Reversing The Trend: Urban Growth in America
Why Renters Are Passionate About Becoming First-Time Homebuyers
How Important is Social Media to Real Estate Agents?
Watch for These 5 Things at Your Next Showing
Pest Inspection and Appraisal Tips from the VA
5 Tips for Using LinkedIn for Real Estate
10 Minimum Property Requirements You Need to Know
4 Tips for a Stress-Free VA Loan Transaction
Be the Go-To Military Friendly Agent In Your Community
Amendments to Sales Contracts Can Impact Closing
Top 5 Concerns of Relocating Military Homebuyers
Serving Relocating Military Homebuyers
Commuting Costs and Your VA Buyer
How to Carve a Military-Themed Pumpkin: Free Pumpkin Stencils
Military Families Share Their Homebuying Needs
Yes, VA Buyers Can Purchase Older Homes
Tips From Top Agents: What Builders Need To Know About Military Homebuyers
Avoid Sticker Shock: 4 Hidden Costs of Home Buying
Tips From Top Agents: Trending Technology Tools Featuring Craig Thompson
Buying a Home in The Next Year? Here’s 4 Things To Avoid
4 Simple Ways to Start Your House Hunt
Elisha Gutloff: An Agent Serving Those Who Serve
Are You Promoting Responsible Homeownership?
New Military Spouses Learn a Whole New Vocabulary
Tips From Top Agents: Darrin Friedman on Serving a Growing Niche Market
Video Recap of Our Time at the REALTOR Party Convention and Trade Expo
Realtor Party Convention: VA Loan Briefing Recap
Tips From Top Agents: Demystifying the VA Appraisal Process
My Second Homebuying Journey: Recognizing Your Client’s Priorities
You Can Convince a Seller: VA Offers Are Always Worth Considering
Using Technology to Provide Superior Service to Out-of-Town Buyers
Tips From Top Agents: Lynn Pineda and the Power of Real Estate Blogging
How to Be Successful During Peak House-Hunting Season
Success with Lighthouse – Featuring Real Estate Agent Linda “Karly” Karl
Google Glass for Real Estate Agents
How Can The Mortgage Industry Succeed On Google+
Earnest Money: Eliminating Conflict and Crafting Useful Contingencies
Tips From Top Agents: Bill Gassett on Social Media Strategy
Google Glass Could Transform Virtual Home Tours
What Keeps Returning Service Members from Buying Homes?
Set Goals to Keep Your Real Estate Resolutions on Track
Introducing: The Agent Platinum Desk
5 Experts on What Consumers Don’t Get About Credit
VA Loans Are Booming. Get on Board With These 4 Essentials.
These 5 Things Will Keep You Drowning in Debt
How to Save With Solar
Military Service 101 For Real Estate Agents
Content Marketing for Agents: Solidify Your Strategy to Stand Out
Here’s a Recap of the National Association of Realtors Conference
Harmonize Home and Buyer With Feng Shui Staging
The Mysterious Escrow Account Explained
Using Your VA Home Loan With a Unique Property
Effective Communication With a Lender: Tips From a Former Loan Officer
5 Expert Tips For Your VA Purchase
How Are Real Estate Agents Using E-Signatures?
The Housing Market is Back From the Brink — And it’s Healthy
Pocket Listings Explained
Agents Should Fight These 3 VA Loan Falsehoods
5 Fixable Issues That Keep Buyers Away
Pros and Cons of Fixer-Uppers
Millennials in the Housing Market
Walkability: A Step In The Right Direction For Your Listing
Real Estate Roundtable Hangout: Safety On The Job
What Happens to My Mortgage Application When I Take a Leave of Absence?
Conquer the Natural Fears of Homebuying
Housing Market Predictions Provide New Outlook for Homeowners
What Happened to My Credit Score? How to Handle Credit Mistakes
Will Your Tax Returns Impact Your VA Mortgages?
Real Estate Round Table: Google Glass
Ditch the Rent for Homeownership. Start Here.
Two Simple Ways to Maximize Your Twitter Presence
Military Service 101 for Real Estate Agents
9 Tips To Avoid a Bidding War
5 Ways For VA Homeowners to Find Relief After a Natural Disaster
Hey Agents, Here’s Why You Should Put The Phone Down
3 Reasons Not to Panic About Mortgage Rates
Don’t Ignore These 7 Positive Signs From The Housing Market
Earnest Money: More Than Just A Show Of Good Faith
How To Grab Your VA Refinance Before Rates Climb Again
(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About VA Loans
Why Mortgages Baffle Borrowers
4 Signs Your Military Buyer Needs Credit Help
INFOGRAPHIC: Real Estate is Back!
4 Experts Discuss: Are We On the Verge of Another Housing Bubble?
5 Keys to a Killer VA Loan Offer
5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Real Estate Blog
Roles of a Real Estate Agent: What The TV Shows Don’t Tell You
Half of Americans Think Housing Market Will Improve in 2013
What Agents Should Never Do on Facebook and Google+
How Will New Mortgage Regulations Impact You?
No Bites? Here’s Why It’s Time to Slash Your List Price
6 Bold Predictions For Real Estate Agents in 2013
What Income Will Count Toward a VA Loan?
11 Simple Tips for a Great Open House
Military Buyers: 8 Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent
How Do I Know if I Hired the Right Real Estate Agent?
4 Military Nonprofits to Support Before the Tax Year Ends
Is a VA Loan Cheaper Than Other Loan Options?
5 Signs That You’re a Good Real Estate Agent
5 Budgeting Problem Areas (And How to Fix Them)
Veterans Day 2012: Real Estate Agents Say Thanks
Should You Choose a VA Loan?
New Homeowners: 4 Tips for Managing Your Mortgage
8 Ways to Make Military Buyers Smile
The 5-Step Guide for Improving Your Credit Score
What Can A Military Borrower Get With A VA Loan?
3 Pitfalls Military Buyers Need to Avoid Before Closing Day
3 Reasons You Need to Love Your Real Estate Agent
6 Ways to Stand Out as a Real Estate Agent
Military Buyers: 6 Big Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent
4 Ways You Can Cut VA Loan Costs
The Ease of Modern Homeownership: No Covered Wagons Necessary
6 Most Patriotic U.S. Summer Olympic Moments
Will Short Sale Policy Changes Improve the Process?
Properties for Patriots: How Two Military Families Landed Their Dream Homes
Why Are U.S. Homes Getting Bigger? Blame Repeat Buyers.
5 Simple Social Media Rules Agents Need to Follow
6 Housing Market Headlines You Need to Know
Is Social Media Marketing Really Ruining Real Estate?
Study Shows the Right Words Can Strengthen Your Real Estate Listings
Military Clients Give California Real Estate Agent Sense of Purpose
Get a VA Loan in 5 Simple Steps
8 Interior Real Estate Photography Tips
New HomeSnap App Lets You Snap and Snoop Any Home
Veteran Real Estate Agent Relishes Helping Military Families Buy Homes
Tips for Working With First Time Sellers in a Tough Market
5 Reasons Buying is Better than Renting for Service Members
Twitter for Real Estate Agents, Part 3: What to Tweet
Why Veterans Make Great Real Estate Agents
5 Issues That Can Affect Military Homebuyers
7 Great Things About Being a Military Friendly Real Estate Agent
A Dip in Veteran Unemployment May Signal Good News for Housing
Twitter for Real Estate Agents, Part 2: Getting Followers
Top VA Loan Questions from Your Military Buyers
Twitter for Real Estate Agents, Part 1: An Introduction
Dealing With Difficult Buyers: The Married Couple Who Can’t Agree
Pace of Foreclosures Likely to Pick Up as Banks Wade Through Glut
Only the Good News for the Housing Market
9 Real Estate Photo Errors to Avoid
What Agents Need to Know About VA Loan Credit Criteria
Top 11 Findings from the 2011 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers
6 Tools to Help You Tackle a Budget
Lighthouse: Working With Customers to Build Credit and a New Future