How to Use Your VA Loan & Put $0 Down
If you qualify for a VA Loan, you’re probably aware of the term ‘0 money down,’ but what does this actually mean? Yes, your service to our country serves as your down payment. But there is still a 2.3% funding fee the first time you use your VA Loan, and it increases to 3.6% the second time. Watch this video to learn how to bypass this fee. To learn more visit www.sentryresidential.com/blog
Should I Rent or Buy?
Sentry Residential Co-Founder, Daniel DeVille, goes over the question many people ask: Should I rent a house or should I buy a house? In this video you will learn the benefits of owning a home such as tax benefits and what is means for a home to appreciate. If you're ready to purchase a home or have any questions reach out to a Sentry Residential agent at sentryresidential.com
Rent Vs. Buy Calculator
Should you rent or buy your place of residence when you're in the military? Renting can be a quick and easy solution, but the money lost over time can be significant. Visit www.sentryresidential.com/rent-vs-own-calculator to determine your net worth variance in both scenarios and see if buying a home is the right decision for you.
How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent
Everyone who plans on buying a home should practice these 4 key strategies on how to find the right real estate agent, the first time. Do you know how many houses on average a successful full-time agent sells a year? Do you know how to access this information? We at Sentry ensure all of our agents hit all of these benchmarks and more. Visit sentryresidential.com to start the conversation with a qualified agent.
How to Purchase a Multi-Family Property Using the VA Loan
In a previous video, Dan explains that there are no longer any VA loan limits by county. As a follow-up, he goes into more detail about the investment opportunities it unlocks. For example, you can now use your VA loan to its fullest potential by purchasing a multi-family home. However, there are some key things to keep in mind when making this purchase that you'll need to know: 1. The specifications on what kind of multi-family property you can buy and what documents you need to have in place 2.What income you can use to qualify for the loan 3. Occupancy guidelines 4. Whether or not you'll need a property management company Watch this video to learn more and contact us at www.sentryresidential.com if you have any questions regarding this type of transaction.
How to Use Your VA Loan for a Short Term Rental
Many veterans have often wondered if they're able to use their VA loan to purchase an Airbnb or short-term rental property. When using the VA loan, the home you purchase must be used as your primary residence, so no it cannot be used to buy a short-term rental home. However, there are ways that you can turn your primary residence into a short-term rental in the future. Listen to these tips from Sentry Residential's President and Co-Founder, Mike Chiesl, on how to purchase a home with your VA loan and turn it into an Airbnb. For more information on the process of creating passive income through short-term rentals, reach out to a Sentry Residential agent at www.sentryresidential.com
How to Build Wealth When PCSing
Sentry Residential Co-Founder Daniel DeVille teaches military families how they can take advantage of the VA loan to build wealth every time they get PCS orders. Don't let your Basic Housing Allotment (BAH) go in a landlord or base housing company's pocket when it can go back into yours! Even if you aren't in the military, homeownership is a great way to build wealth over time. You can take these wealth building tips and apply them to your life and start creating passive income. Visit sentryresidential.com to get connected to a real estate agent in your area. Live to serve. Serve to live.
Top 3 Wealth-Building Tips
Are you currently serving in the military or a Veteran? What steps are you taking to build wealth? Learn Sentry Residential's President and Co-Founder, Mike Chiesl's, top 3 wealth-building tips for veterans and active-duty service members: 1. Set a budget 2. Know your benefits 3. Understand real estate These easy tips can be implemented today and get you well on your way to building wealth. Watch the video to learn how! If you're looking for a mentor or have questions regarding these tips please visit www.sentryresidential.com and connect with an agent.