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We are proud to announce our Augusta County Team

Posted by Rian Chandler-Dovis on November 13, 2015

It is our goal at VBS Mortgage to go beyond the expectations of an average mortgage company by serving not only our clients but our entire community.

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History of a VA Mortgage

Posted by Rian Chandler-Dovis on September 10, 2015

What is a VA Mortgage?

A VA Mortgage is a home loan for qualified US Veterans and their surviving spouses backed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.  These loans help our military heroes afford home ownership by offering affordable and zero down payment mortgage options.

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Topics: VA Mortgage Loans

Home Buying Methodology 101

Posted by Rian Chandler-Dovis on May 27, 2015

Many people say they just "knew" when they walked into a showing and fell in love with their future home, but there is a good chance that it took them a lot of time and effort to get to the point of love.  To save you and your RealtorĀ® a lot of frustration in the home buying process, using a basic methodology to clearly understand your wants and needs can be very helpful.  

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Topics: First Time Homebuyer, Home Buyer

Home Buying Series: 5 popular home styles

Posted by Rian Chandler-Dovis on May 20, 2015

During the search for your first home, you are likely to come across a long list of terminology that is unfamiliar- including the styles of homes.  To simplify your home buying process, we have come up with list of 5 of the most popular home styles.

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Topics: Building a Home, First Time Homebuyer, Home Buyer

VA Mortgage Calculator Instructions

Posted by Rian Chandler-Dovis on April 29, 2015

If you are interested in seeking a VA Mortgage, you may be wondering about the most effective way to use a Mortgage Calculator.  Veterans Affairs Mortgage loans are exclusively for veterans of the US Armed Forces and offer many benefits, including 100% financing options.

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Topics: VA Mortgage Loans

Home Buying Checklist

Posted by Rian Chandler-Dovis on April 08, 2015

Organizing your thoughts about buying a home can be overwhelming and lead to a lot of stress.  What makes matters worse is that, after viewing many potential homes, features of one house seem to merge with features of another house, leaving us with a foggy memory of each house we have been shown.

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Topics: Home Loan, First Time Homebuyer, Home Buyer