Recent Articles by Samantha Reeves

3 ways to use LinkedIn to stay on top of niche markets

3 ways to use LinkedIn to stay on top of niche markets

There is always potential for real estate agents to shake up the status quo and expand their reach in a niche market. One essential tool to consider is LinkedIn. ......
By Samantha Reeves | Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Do you know who qualifies for VA loans in your area?

Do you know who qualifies for VA loans in your area?

Veterans Affairs (VA) loans offer hard-earned benefits to the buyer and, with flexible credit and underwriting standards, make the dream of homeownership a reality for many who couldn't otherwise qualify. So why are some agents still hesitant to talk...
By Samantha Reeves | Thursday, February 11, 2016
Top 10 cities for veteran homebuyers

Top 10 cities for veteran homebuyers

Every year thousands of U.S. military join the ranks of retired veterans and are often faced with an overwhelming amount of challenges as they transition back into civilian life. Perhaps the two greatest of those challenges are finding employment and...
By Samantha Reeves | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
5 resources you need during a VA loan transaction

5 resources you need during a VA loan transaction

The VA loan has incredible benefits for those eligible, but it also comes with a few unique requirements. To better serve your VA homebuyers, here are a few resources to help you along the way ......
By Samantha Reeves | Thursday, July 30, 2015
How to better serve former and current members of the military

How to better serve former and current members of the military

The VA loan market is thriving, showing impressive increases in the past several years, due in part to the amazing benefits available to eligible homebuyers, including the opportunity to purchase with $0 down. In fact, nearly 90 percent of Department...
By Samantha Reeves | Thursday, June 4, 2015
3 things VA homebuyers need from real estate agents

3 things VA homebuyers need from real estate agents

More veterans are taking advantage of their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) loan benefit than ever before. If you're looking to expand your business into this niche market, here are three things VA homebuyers need from you ......
By Samantha Reeves | Wednesday, February 11, 2015
4 solid reasons why VA loans are thriving in 2014

4 solid reasons why VA loans are thriving in 2014

The VA home loan benefit is hard-earned through service and sacrifice, but myths and misconceptions are keeping agents and their buyers away from tremendous homebuying advantages. Ellie Mae began including VA loan statistics in their "Origination Ins...
By Samantha Reeves | Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Shattering 4 myths about VA loans

Shattering 4 myths about VA loans

The VA home loan benefit is hard-earned through service and sacrifice, but myths and misconceptions are keeping agents and their buyers away from tremendous homebuying advantages. Ellie Mae began including VA loan statistics in its "Origination Insig...
By Samantha Reeves | Tuesday, December 2, 2014