If you are a Texas Veteran considering the purchase of land using the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Land Loan Program, then don’t delay! To celebrate the new year, the VLB has waived the $325 appraisal fee for land loan applications during the month of January. This special and limited-time offer is available to eligible Texas Veterans, military […]
The Texas Veterans Land Board welcomes George P. Bush as the 28th Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office and Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board. Commissioner Bush was sworn in at a special oath of office ceremony in the Senate chambers at the Texas Capitol in Austin on January 2, 2015. Veterans Land Board Executive Secretary Bill […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A former Vietnam POW and U.S. Army sniper is among those who will make a museum event on Sunday an interactive opportunity to learn from those who experienced the effects of war first-hand.
As a prospective land buyer it’s important to take note of which public utilities are available for the property you are considering for purchase. These utilities may include: water, electricity, telecommunications, natural gas, waste collection and sewage treatment.
The Texas Comptroller of Accounts states that as of August 2014, there are 213 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses in Texas under the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program. There are many resources available to existing and aspiring Texas veteran entrepreneurs. Please consider the following organizations who offer advice, information and education.
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) has added new Type II forfeited land tracts to the Forfeited Land Sales program. These pieces of land are available for purchase by both veterans and non-veterans.
Are you a Texas veteran considering the purchase of land in Texas? Whether you plan to build a house on your land or use it for recreational purposes, pay special attention to the mineral rights and whether or not they are included with the sale of the land.