Want to get started in real estate? VA Loan Entitlement is your key to success

The VA Loan is one of the most powerful financial tools available. Many service members and veterans (ourselves included) have used it to become homeowners. If you know using the VA loan is in your future, it pays to understand how VA loan entitlement and funding fee work. Understanding how these affect the properties you can buy allows you to make the best decision when making your purchase with the VA loan.

Understanding the Current Housing Market Trends and Where It’s Headed Next

The red hot housing market has been giving the summer heat a run for its money! The dramatic rise in prices (about 16% since last April) has been a roller coaster ride for buyers and sellers alike. Whether you are a homeowner or looking to be one the price of homes has a significant impactContinue reading “Understanding the Current Housing Market Trends and Where It’s Headed Next”

How To Research Rental Properties

Real estate investing starts with researching properties in a market you are interested in. Your ability to research investment properties will directly affect your success with real estate investing. Having a strong research process will allow you to find properties that fit your investment goals and enhance your chance of success. If you’d like toContinue reading “How To Research Rental Properties”

How To Invest in Real Estate Using the VA Loan

Why Rental Properties? What if there was an investment that built your net worth, gave you monthly income and reduced your taxes all at the same time? It really exists, it’s called real estate. I’m not talking about the guys who make Youtube videos or host a $500 online course to show you how greatContinue reading “How To Invest in Real Estate Using the VA Loan”

The Ultimate Guide to the VA Loan

This is a recurring article that is constantly updated. Additional questions about the VA Loan? Shoot us an email Article Summary can be found at the bottom of this article. What is the VA Loan? The VA loan is a zero down mortgage with a low  interest rate. It is offered to active duty whoContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide to the VA Loan”

How To Buy Your First House

Life is busy we understand– if you’re looking for a few tips and tricks skip ahead to the TLDR. We’d highly recommend reading the whole article when you have time. So you’re ready to buy your first house? If you are financially prepared and ready for the joys of homeownership, then read on to learnContinue reading “How To Buy Your First House”

Everything You Need To Know About Mortgages

Here at Money Gouge we strive to provide foundational knowledge to help expand your financial mastery. This article is a building block to do just that. Use this reference to explore all types of mortgages listed in other articles found on this site. What is a mortgage? A mortgage is a loan from a bankContinue reading “Everything You Need To Know About Mortgages”