Honoring veterans through mortgage assistance
Homebuyer program(s): The state of Virginia has three programs targeted to help homebuyers:
Only one program – the Down Payment Assistance program – is aimed at first-time homebuyers. Veterans aren’t singled out for this program, but they will qualify if they meet the program’s qualifications and guidelines.
Veteran population: 837,051
Notable military bases in state: Langley AFB, Fort Belvoir, Fort Eustis, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Naval Station Norfolk
Average home price: $296,500
Tim Manni is the Managing Editor of HSH.com and the author of the site's daily blog, which concentrates on the latest developments in the mortgage and housing markets.
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