VA-TOMThe purpose of VA-Tom is to aid Servicemembers, Veterans, eligible surviving spouses and non-veterans on their journey towards homeownership.
VA-Tom specializes in VA Home Loans and many other options for non-military personnel.
What is a VA Loan?
A Department of Veterans Affairs loan is a 0% down payment mortgage option available to Veterans, Service Members and select military spouse guaranteed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
How does a VA Loan work?
VA loans are made by private lenders such as banks, savings & loans companies and or mortgage companies. VA loans are guaranteed, which means the lender is protected against loss if the owner fails to repay the loan.
What are the benfits of a VA Loan?
NO DOWN PAYMENT
In most cases, an eligible homebuyer is not required to have a down payment.
NO MORTGAGE INSURANCE
No monthly mortgage insurance premiums.
LOWER INTEREST RATES
Compared to other loans, VA loans have the lowest average interest rates.
RELAXED CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
The VA does not have a minimum required credit score for a home loan. * limits may be set by lenders.
CLOSING COST LIMITS
Seller can pay all of a buyer’s loan-related closing costs and up to 4% percent in concessions.
A veteran, active duty member, and those serving in the reserves are provided with a guaranteed benefit that can be used throughout the duration of one’s life.
NO PRE-PAYMENT PENALTIES
Pay off a loan entirely with no penalty.
VA staff members work diligently on the homeowner’s behalf to find solutions to avoid foreclosure.
THOMAS M TURNER JR.
Thomas M Turner Jr. is the architect of VA-Tom as well as the creator and author of Understanding FICO and Managing Your Personal Credit. All were created in support and dedication to local Veterans.
An award winning Loan Originator with Peoples Mortgage Company, Thomas prides himself on exceptional customer service. By listening and paying close attention, Thomas is able to identify the right products that best support his clients toward their home financing goals.
Thomas is licensed in Utah, California, Texas, Arizona and Washington with 20 years’ experience in VA, FHA, USDA, and Conventional Loans.
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Peoples Mortgage Company
Peoples Mortgage, it’s all about the People. That means focusing on all of our clients and individuals and providing them with personal, customized service. The mortgage process can be daunting, especially for a first time homebuyer and we want to help navigate the process and provide guidance and coaching based on over 20 years of experience lending in Arizona.
Peoples Mortgage strives to make the lending process simple and straightforward. We appreciate the weight of the home buying decision and want to help make the decision that is right for you.
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Millions of veterans and service members are eligible for a VA home loan, but have not utilized their benefits. Don’t be one of them. Allow us to help!