From start to home: The steps vets should take to become homeowners

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The dream of finding and purchasing a home may seem like a daunting task, but according to one industry expert, it’s just a phone call away.

“If you’re dealing with Freedom Mortgage, you can literally just call us on the number we have dedicated to veterans and we’ll step you through it,” Bev Thorne, chief marketing officer of Freedom Mortgage, tells ConnectingVets.com.

“[We] know the home is an emotional investment. We don’t do that with a computer. We don’t do that with an online application that doesn’t engage you. And we know that every veteran has a story and we’re happy to hear that story, accommodate that story and then build our capabilities around that to help veterans get into homes.”

That’s why Freedom Mortgage encourages veterans to call (800) 601-0770.

“You need to have what’s called a Certificate of Eligibility, which simply means the Veterans Administration authenticated that you did provide this service and you are indeed a veteran by the definition that they use,” Thorne says. “But you can simply call us and we’ll get that for you.”

She says Freedom Mortgage will do the leg-work and help you receive a COE, but it all starts with Veterans contacting them so they can guide them through the process — from start to home.

“We can help veterans in a lot of unique situations. We know that veterans don’t come in the same size and nor does their credit history and we are very, very focused on helping those veterans overcome those challenges, so if it’s a credit score you may not think is as high as you’d like it to be, if it’s a scar in your credit history, don’t worry, call us. We’ll step you through that. We’ll help you through it.”

Contact Freedom Mortgage VA loan specialists at 800-601-0770 or apply online.

ehl logo 39x41 From start to home: The steps vets should take to become homeownersFreedom Mortgage — NMLS ID: 2767 Equal Housing Lender — is a sponsorship partner of ConnectingVets.com. They are proud to be America’s No. 1 VA lender.

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