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VA Loans: What to Know and How to Apply
VA Loans: What to Know and How to Apply 1024 536 jaycurley

The VA loan is arguably one of the best incentives tied to military service. Despite being an incredible home-purchasing tool, many of those eligible to utilize it are not aware of all of its benefits…

Mortgage Relief: What Is Forbearance?
Mortgage Relief: What Is Forbearance? 1024 536 admin

The stress of a looming mortgage payment can feel crushing when finances take a downturn. In response, many homeowners begin searching for relief options until they can get back on their feet. Forbearance is a…

Apps for Finding a Great Neighborhood
Apps for Finding a Great Neighborhood 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

A large part of a successful move is finding a good neighborhood. Here’s a few ways to find what pretty much everyone agrees makes up a good ‘hood: Schools: You can view demographics and stats…

7 Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent
7 Reasons You Need a Real Estate Agent 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

The road to homeownership can be bumpy, and it’s often filled with unexpected turns and detours. That’s why it makes sense to have a real estate pro help guide the way. While real estate websites…

Millennials Buy Homes for Their Best Friends
Millennials Buy Homes for Their Best Friends 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

One–third of Millennials had their best friends at heart — dogs, that is — when deciding to buy their first homes. According to an online survey conducted by Harris Poll, only wanting a bigger home…

Not Ready to Buy a Home? You Should Still Talk to a Lender.
Not Ready to Buy a Home? You Should Still Talk to a Lender. 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

If you’re a first-time home buyer, you might think you’re not ready to purchase a house. Perhaps you’re concerned about your job situation, your previous credit history, or your high monthly expenses. Whatever the circumstances,…

6 Tips for Selling Your Home Faster
6 Tips for Selling Your Home Faster 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

If you’re ready to sell your house, then it’s time to get to work! Putting your house on the market takes a lot more than just sticking a “For Sale” sign in the front yard…

Apps for Finding a Great Neighborhood
Apps for Finding a Great Neighborhood 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

A large part of a successful move is finding a good neighborhood. Here’s a few ways to find what pretty much everyone agrees makes up a good ‘hood: Schools: You can view demographics and stats…

Why was I countered?
Why was I countered? 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

As a homebuyer, if you make an offer below list price, the seller may choose to reject, accept or simply let the offer expire. If there are multiple offers, the listing agent will lay out…

Why Use a Local Mortgage Lender?
Why Use a Local Mortgage Lender? 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

Real estate agents who would represent you as a buyer do care which lender you use. They’ll often suggest that you use a local lender who’s experienced with your area’s nuances, such as local taxation…

5 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall
5 Reasons to Buy a Home This Fall 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

Real estate markets ebb and flow just like the seasons. The spring market starts hopping when the sun comes out, flowers bloom and winter is over. Conversely, fall signals the beginning of a slower market,…

Home Equity: What It Is and Why It Matters
Home Equity: What It Is and Why It Matters 1024 536 Vellum Mortgage

It is often said that homeownership builds wealth. So, what is home equity, and how can it enhance your net worth? What is home equity? Home equity is the current market value of your home,…

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Jay Curley

Principal
NMLS ID #: 187927

M: (571) 233-6078
O: (571) 830-2810

12700 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22033

Jay Curley

Principal
NMLS ID #: 187927

M: (571) 233-6078
O: (571) 830-2810

12700 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22033