Since its creation, the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has funded more than $10.8 billion to serve more than 200,000 Veterans with low-interest housing, home improvement and land loans. During fiscal year 2014, the VLB saw an increase in land loan applications that was 40% over the previous year. By August 31, 2014 the VLB […]
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 […]
“Over the past year, Texas added jobs in all of the 11 major industries, including professional and business services, trade, transportation and utilities, leisure and hospitality, education and health services, construction, mining and logging, government, financial activities, information, other services, and manufacturing,” says Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.“The Texas unemployment rate was 5.7 […]
In 1983, the Texas Legislature created the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Veterans Housing Assistance Program (VHAP) to assist Texas veterans in purchasing a home. The main goal of this program is to help Texas veterans and their families save money on their home mortgages and here are some of the ways the VLB and other organizations help […]
Five estate acreage community developers that sold land financed by VLB land loans, four Texas land brokers representing veteran land buyers who used the VLB’s land loan program, and five loan officers affiliated with VLB participating home loan lenders have been recognized as members of the VLB’s “Lone Star Circle of Real Estate Professionals” for […]
In 2013, Texas veterans borrowed more than $18 million from the Veterans Land Board to buy land and homes in Travis County,
An old warrior resumed his battles for Texas veterans on September 1 as Bill McLemore, a retired Army Lt. Colonel, Airborne, aviator, and Green Beret takes over the top spot at the Texas Veterans Land Board.
As you may know, veterans or active duty military members who wish to take advantage of VLB’s low interest home loans must obtain a Certificate of Eligibility.
Some Texas Reservists and National Guard troops with a VLB home loan may be able to have their interest payments waived when called to active duty, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation New Dawn, and eligible for protection under the Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA).