Low VA Rates Becomes a Member of the Mortgage Bankers Association!
Since our founding, Low VA Rates has been dedicated to giving back to the community and helping those less fortunate. We are always looking for the best ways to help people who are in need. Earlier this year, we opened a Donor Advised Fund with $200,000 of initial funding with the main purpose of supporting as many veteran-oriented charities as possible. Launching our DAF was a major step, but there’s always more that we can do, so we decided to pursue membership with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The MBA is an organization dedicated to serving communities and helping those in need primarily through assisting Americans find suitable housing – similar to the goals of the VA Loan program. The MBA Opens Doors Foundation has the following Mission: “The MBA Opens Doors Foundation seeks to aid, nurture and empower people and communities by developing and supporting programs that promote and defend sustainable homes for American families.” In other words, their goal is to help families find and keep good housing.
So far, the MBA Foundation has focused on their very first initiative – The Home Grant Program, which provides assistance with mortgage or rent payments to parents who have critically ill or injured children, which in turn allows the parents to take unpaid leave from work to be with and care for their child without sacrificing their home to do so. Being in a situation where you cannot be there for your child because you have to be at work is a difficult and terrible situation. The MBA Foundation has helped numerous families all across the nation so far and will continue to grow their initiative to help as many families as possible.
The MBA Foundation is exactly the sort of organization that Low VA Rates is looking for. No one is more important to us than the people we serve, and when we can help those in need, we absolutely will.
Membership with the MBA isn’t just about the Foundation, either. It will also allow us the ability to expand our reach to more of our nation’s veterans, which will allow us to offer them mortgage loans on much better terms than they can get elsewhere. Our services change the lives of those we serve in a major, positive way, and we want as many people as possible to be able to experience that change. The MBA offers us training conferences, educational courses, professional development, market research, and many more tools to make us more effective at serving our nation’s veterans. By joining the MBA, we are investing in our nation’s veterans by making ourselves more fit to serve them. We are also investing in America by helping families avoid financial stress when a child is critically ill or injured.