VA loan program set a new all-time record for mortgages in fiscal year 2016. VA backed more than 707,000 home loans, a 12% increase from last year and nearly double the volume from five years ago.
In November, the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 4.8%. The national unemployment rate decreased to 4.3%. The greatest gains were in the business, healthcare and financial sectors.
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Last updated December 5, 2016