Military Home-buying Horror Stories: Scammed in Alaska

Military Home-buying Horror Stories: Scammed in Alaska Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Matthew O'Brien, survival, evasion, resistance, and escape specialist with the 212th Rescue Squadron simulates combat search and rescue tactics in Southcentral Alaska by practicing UHF/VHF radio communications Jan. 21, 2021, as part of Operation Noble Defender. Noble Defender is a North American [...]

Top PCS Trends We Saw Across Our Network in 2021

The shifting influence of the pandemic continues to impact PCSing in the military community in various ways. In addition, duty assignments and PCS procedures and doctrines have varied between branch compounding the problem as services experiment with best practices as the COVID has continued to evolve. At Pay-It-Forward Inc. it’s our mission to create better [...]

The Essential Military Move Checklist

Moving in the military can be extremely stressful. Moving in the military while also being unorganized can be a disaster. Ask any season military spouse what they suggest to relieve stress from your PCS and they will tell you that organization is key! This is why we put together a streamlined checklist of essential items […]

21 States That Wont Tax Your Retirement Pay

Deciding where to retire after your military service is a tough decision. For Veterans who are receiving military retirement pay, it is important to consider how those funds will be taxed before you make a plan to move. So we have compiled a list of states that will not tax your military retirement income! If […]

Military Money: 4 Websites That Will Boost Your Credit

Whether you are looking to boost your credit score to buy a house or a car, there seems to be no shortage of companies and programs out there willing to charge military families to repair their credit.  First, did you know that the VA Home Loan has no minimum credit score requirements? Right! Find out […]

Top 10 cities That Are Inspiring Millennial & Gen Z Veteran Homebuyers

Younger Veterans are driving a noticeable increase in VA Home Loan purchases as Millennials and Gen Z are starting to purchase homes at an astonishing rate.  We are on a mission to educate 1,000 Veterans about their VA Home Loan benefit, join the movement at Savvy Veteran Homebuyer.    While non-military first-time homebuyers are struggling […]

Why Sellers are Scared of Your VA Home Loan Appraisal

The VA Home Loan has gotten a bad reputation with home sellers, largely because sellers are scared of VA appraisals. Why? Let’s talk about it. First, want to know the best way to handle sellers’ concerns over a low VA appraisal? Join Savvy Veteran Homebuyer to learn how to position your offer so that a […]

Why VA Loans Are The Best Type of Loan For Military Veterans

There are a number of benefits to using your VA Home Loan. To learn all the perks of the VA Home Loan and to connect with other aspiring military homeowners just like yourself, join Savvy Veteran Homebuyer, where we are on a mission to help 1000 aspiring Veteran homeowners realize their American Dream. Here’s why […]

Why Sellers Are Wary of The VA Home Loan

The VA Home Loan has gotten a bad rap with sellers. This is largely due to outdated misinformation perpetuated by sellers and real estate professionals. Take a minute to join our free education program for aspiring military homeowners, Savvy Veteran Homebuyers.   So let’s dive in! Why are sellers wary of the VA Home Loan? […]

4 Things to Expect From Your VA Appraisal

We often get asked what to expect from a VA appraisal when you’re purchasing a home with your VA Home Loan. It’s a good question, because if you are new to buying homes and using your VA loan benefits, then this is an area that can be misunderstood and result in frustration or disappointment. Fear […]