On Saturday, November 29, 2014 over 6,000 people visited the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery to honor and remember our nation’s military heroes at the annual holiday wreath laying ceremony.
Since 1946, Texas Veterans have been able to finance land purchases on favorable terms through the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB). While the vast majority of Veteran borrowers keep current on their payments, a few must return land to the VLB due to non-payment. These forfeited properties are offered first to Texas Veterans through quarterly […]
The 3rd Annual Bonham Festival of Flight at Jones Field Airport in Bonham, Texas took place on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The Bonham Festival of Flight is a self-described “celebration of aviation” hosted by the City of Bonham and the Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce. This year the festival drew a record crowd of over […]
An unfolding story of a heroic veteran was celebrated at a very special Veterans Day service on Friday, November 7, 2014.
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has joined forces with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help more Veterans obtain the medical care they need. Below, please find some options for Veterans and military members seeking access to health care through the VA system. Attend a Veteran […]
Show our Veterans the respect and appreciation they deserve. Attend a Veterans Day parade, ceremony or tribute in your area. Texas Land Commissioner and Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman, Jerry Patterson, will be the keynote speaker at the 4th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Fallen Warrior Memorial in Pflugerville, on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The following […]
Deed restrictions are private, contractual covenants that govern the use of a lot or parcel of land. In most cases a deed restriction is in the form a written document that is recorded with the county register of deeds records where the property is located. These documents can sometimes be known as “Declarations of Covenants, […]
Texas real estate professionals and organizations are recognized every year by the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) for their outstanding efforts to promote the VLB’s land and home loan programs. The VLB’s Lone Star Circle Awards are presented to the top real estate brokers and sales agents that represent veteran land buyers who borrow a […]
Texas has nearly 1.8 million veterans and over 100,000 active military members, and many are looking for homes and land to purchase. Licensed real estate sales agents and brokers can better serve those veteran and military members by obtaining free training from Steve Hudson, Real Estate Community Liaison for the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB). VLB […]
On Dec. 7, 1941, Ben Russell watched in horror as the USS Arizona sank in flames into the depths of Pearl Harbor. It was a day he will never forget. Russell — who served with honor aboard the USS Phoenix — is available to share his memories of that day and his service with members […]