Posted by: Larry Stevens | November 12, 2014

Happy Veterans Day!

Real Estate Finance Insights

Veterans DayThe election is over. The October employment report has been released.  But these important events should not obscure the real importance of this week.  Today is Veterans Day, the day we give homage to those who have served our country by defending our freedom throughout our history.  We only need to look at what is happening in the Middle East to be reminded as to how important those who have served are to each and every one of us.  Many don’t realize how extensive the population of veterans is in this country.  There are well over 20 million veterans and active military, comprising approximately 10% of the adult population of the United States.

For those in business, this makes veterans a very important demographic.  For example, did you know that over 15% of the new home sales in the United States are being financed through the Department of Veterans Affairs…

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