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If you are a veteran, active military, or an eligible spouse of a surviving service member of the U.S. military and you’re looking to moving to Colorado Springs, it’s important to check out all your options.
Through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, a variety of benefits are available to you in order to make your home buying process as easy as possible. In 2020, we’re continuing to see the housing market pick up speed and we expect home prices to climb (although at a slower pace than in 2019). Because of this, the VA has made significant changes to the VA loan limits for mortgages. Click on the Link below to the Visit the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs for more information.
Check out the definitive guide to VA Homeloans here
How Do You Know If You’re Eligible for a VA Loan?
Eligibility is based on specific guidelines established through the U.S. Department of Federal Affairs & typically based on service and discharge requirements.
- You must have satisfactory credit
- You must have sufficient income
- You must have a valid Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to apply for a VA loan
Work with one of our Sponsored Lender to help you figure out whether a VA loan is your best option.
Fort Carson Military Base
Fort Carson is a military base located in Southwest Colorado Springs in El Paso county. Known as the Mountain Post, Fort Carson is recognized as a prime location to train and ready soldiers for battle. This military base houses the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve and the Colorado Army National Guard. Founded in 1942, following the attack on Pearl Harbor, it quickly became a main military base to train for war. Current size of the base is 137,000 acres, and has approximately 3,000 family housing units and 66 barracks with roughly 8,132 rooms.
Peterson Air Force Base
Peterson Air Force Base is located in central Colorado Springs, next to the Colorado Springs Municipal airport. Also beginning after the attack at Pearl Harbor, it quickly became an Army Support Command Base. In July 2020, many space functions were condensed under the new branch of the military called the United States Space Force (USSF). Peterson Air Force Base provides services for health, mission readiness, security, tech, logistics and more. With over 8,700 active duty personnel, Peterson AFB has quickly become an ever growing division within the military spectrum.
Schriever Air Force Base
Schriever Air Force Base is located about 10 miles East of Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. Originating in 1983, Shriever Air Force Base is now operated by more than 8,100 active duty personnel, making it another key base within the Colorado Springs military hub. This base houses the 50-th Space Wing and is responsible for over 170 satellites, and is known for being one of the “youngest” bases in the United States.