Bristol County, Massachusetts VA Home Loan Info

Massachusetts VA home loan limitsThe 2018 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Bristol County is $453,100.

Located on the southern coast of Massachusetts, Bristol County was once the premier whaling port of the nineteenth century. At the time, the city of New Bedford, which is the largest city in the county was known as “the city that lit the world” because of the oil produced from whales,. During this period, New Bedford was one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. Named after the “shire town of Plymouth Colony, Bristol was formed in 1685, making it one of the oldest counties in the country. The county seat is Taunton, and the total population is a robust 550,000. Adjacent to Norfolk County and Plymouth County, Bristol is on the border of Rhode Island. In fact, during the 1800’s, the County ceded land to the ocean state.

With an abundance of old world charm, Bristol County is littered with cobblestone streets and Victorian mansions. Ranked as the 7th most artistic city in the country, New Bedford has an abundance of galleries and art studios within the walls of old textile mills and marine warehouses.

New Bedford Whaling National Whaling Historical Park is located in the county. The park extends over 34 acres and commemorates the history of the one time preeminent whale port of the world.

 

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Veterans in Bristol County

Bristol County has one of the larger veteran populations in Massachusetts. Over 32,000 veterans make their primary residence in the county. The majority of individual townships in the county have their own Veteran Services Department. The majority of area vets live in the City of New Bedford. The New Bedford Department of Veterans’ Services has a stated mission of advocating on behalf of all veterans living in the Commonwealth. Providing this populous with quality support services, as well as running an emergency financial aid program for veterans and their dependents in need. Among the areas, that the department assists veterans with are bonuses, burial benefits, record retention, employment, tax information, outreach educational assistance, annuity and property tax exemptions.

Disabled veterans who live in Bristol County are entitled to a property tax exemption under several circumstances. If a veteran has a service-related disability rating of ten percent, they are eligible for an exemption of $400. Veterans who have lost the use of one hand, foot or eye are entitled to an exemption of $750. The exemption amount increases to $1,250 if hands, feet, and eyes have lost functionality. Veterans with a total disability qualify for an exemption of $1,000.

Health and wellness services are accessible for county veterans at the New Bedford Outpatient Clinic and the New Bedford Vet Center in Fairhaven.

The Community Based OPC offers comprehensive primary medical care. Renovated in 2014, the facility includes a physical therapy clinic, women’s health exam rooms, and an improved reception area. The clinic provides physical therapy, nutrition counseling and education, mental health services, including psychosocial evaluations, group and family counseling and substance abuse counseling. The facility also offers complete pharmaceutical services and specialty neurology and audiology. A representative from the VA Regional Office is onsite monthly, and functions to answer questions and provide advice in regards to VA benefits and educational opportunities.

The New Bedford Vet Center in Fair Haven is an additional resource for veterans looking for counseling options. The center operates Monday through Friday and specializes in trauma related issues.


VFW Post                            

Post 115 Gilbert-Perry Post
122 Park St
Attleboro, MA 02703-3009
United States
Phone: (508) 222-2159

Meeting Location & Time
122 Park St
Attleboro, MA 02703-3009
United States
7:00 PM 4th Tuesday of every

Quartermaster: John Bouchard
Commander: Edward Marcotte


Post 144 North End Post
20 Standish Rd
Attleboro, MA 02703-6526
United States
Phone: (774) 254-4519

Meeting Location & Time
United States
various location Third Wed

Quartermaster: Paul Spera
Commander: Ralph Masciulli


Post 486 Pvt. Joseph Francis Post
486 Bedford St
Fall River, MA 027204802
United States
Phone: (508) 672-9515

Meeting Location & Time
486 Bedford St
Fall River, MA 027204802
United States
7:30 PM 1st Wed of month

Quartermaster: William Brogan
Commander: Stevan Dilworth


Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable In Bristol County:

  • Single Family: $415
  • Condominium: $425
  • Manufactured Housing: $415
  • Duplex $550
  • Triplex: $550
  • Fourplex: $550
  • Repair Certification: $100

Bristol County Property Search

The VA HLC property search can be used for the following areas:

Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton, Acushnet, Berkley, Dartmouth, Dighton, Easton, Fairhaven, Freetown, Mansfield, North Attleborough, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, Westport, Acushnet Center, Assonet, Bliss Corner, Bowensville, Britannia, East Freetown, East Taunton, Fall River Station, Five Corners, Flint Village, Four Corners, Globe Village, Gushee Pond, Highlands, Hixville, Hornbine, Hortonville, Kingmans Corner, Mansfield Center, Myricls, North Attleborough, North Dighton, North Easton, North Raynham, North Rehoboh, North Seekonk, North Taunton, North Westport, Norton Center, Oakland, Ocean Grove, Padanaram, Pecks Corner, Perry’s Corner, Perryville, Pleasantfield, Pleasant Street, Pottersville, Prattville, Ramblewood, Raynham Center, Rehboh Village, Smith Mills, South Attleboro, South Rehoboh, South Easton, Squawbetty, Steep Brook, Titicut, Wade’s Corner, Weir Village, Westville, Whittenton, Whittenton Junction


Bristol County VA Approved Condos

Condo Name (ID): 40 STAPLES STREET CONDOMINIUM (000270)
Address: TAUNTON  MA  02718  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/31/2012
Review Completion Date: 06/04/2012


Condo Name (ID): 64 KING STREET CONDO TRUST (000077)
Address: MANSFIELD  MA  02048  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 04/18/2011
Review Completion Date: 04/20/2011


Condo Name (ID): 9 AND 11 CLARENCE STREET (000721)
Address: N/A ATTLEBORO  MA  02703  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 12/24/2014
Review Completion Date: 01/22/2015


Condo Name (ID): ATLANTIC CONDOMINIUM (000212)
Address: FALL RIVER  MA  02720  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 01/26/2012
Review Completion Date: 01/26/2012


Condo Name (ID): BRYANT HILL CONDOMINIUMS (000271)
Address: FREETOWN  MA  99999  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/04/2012
Review Completion Date: 06/05/2012


Condo Name (ID): CLIFTON STREET CONDO (MA1319)
Address: 12A & 12B CLIFTON ST. TAUNTON  MA  02780  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 12/16/2003
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): COLUMBUS PARK CONDOMINIUM (MA1506)
Address: 3 PHASES, 4 UNITS FALL RIVER  MA  02720  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 08/12/2008
Review Completion Date: 08/29/2008


Condo Name (ID): COLUMBUS PARK CONDOMINIUM (MA1506)
Address: 3 PHASES, 4 UNITS FALL RIVER  MA  02720  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 08/12/2008
Review Completion Date: 08/29/2008


Condo Name (ID): CORLISS COMMONS (MA1460)
Address: ATTLEBORO  MA  02703  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 12/04/2007
Review Completion Date: 12/13/2007


Condo Name (ID): CRANBERRY POND CONDO (MA1602)
Address: 2 UNITS/1 BUILDING ATTLEBORO  MA  02703  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/28/2009
Review Completion Date: 10/05/2009


Condo Name (ID): DEANCOMMONSCONDOMINUM (MA1408)
Address: 172 DEAN STREET TAUNTON  MA  02780  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 01/06/2010
Review Completion Date: 01/07/2010


Condo Name (ID): EASTON CROSSING CONDO (000039)
Address: PHASE 1 SOUTH EASTON  MA  02375  BRISTOL
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 02/25/2011
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): FALCON RIDGE CONDOMINIUMS (MA1515)
Address: FALL RIVER  MA  02722  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/12/2008
Review Completion Date: 09/12/2008


Condo Name (ID): FINCH FARM CONDOMINIUMS (MA1289)
Address: RAYNHAM  MA  02767  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 10/23/2002
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): FORTY WINTHROP ST CONDOMINIUM (000512)
Address: 36 HERITAGE DR NORTH EASTON  MA  02356  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/10/2013
Review Completion Date: 10/10/2013


Condo Name (ID): GRACE MEADOWS 5 (MA1404)
Address: GRACE MEADOWS DRIVE TAUNTON  MA  02780  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 01/13/1994
Review Completion Date: 01/14/1994


Condo Name (ID): HAWTHORNE VILLAGE CONDO (MA1479)
Address: PH 1 NORTH ATTLEBORO  MA  02760  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 04/17/2008
Review Completion Date: 04/22/2008


Condo Name (ID): HENRY HOWLAND PLACE (000623)
Address: 19 CRAPO ST NEW BEDFORD  MA  02740  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/17/2014
Review Completion Date: 08/25/2014


Condo Name (ID): HILL TOP CONDOMINIUM (MA1650)
Address: 6 UNITS/1 BUILDING FALL RIVER  MA  02720  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 03/01/2010
Review Completion Date: 04/08/2010


Condo Name (ID): HUDNER SUITES CONDO (MA1321)
Address: 143-149 UNION ST. NEW BEDFORD  MA  02724  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 02/20/2004
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): INWOOD CONDOMINIUMS (MA1629)
Address: 489 TURNPIKE ST SOUTH EASTON  MA  02375  BRISTOL
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/12/2009
Review Completion Date: 11/17/2009


Condo Name (ID): LOT 11 ROSEMONT ESTATES (MA1302)
Address: 77 AZALEA DRIVE E. TAUNTON  MA  02718  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/13/2003
Review Completion Date: 05/14/2003


Condo Name (ID): NORTH STREET CONDOMINIUMS (000049)
Address: 20-22 NORTH STREET MANSFIELD  MA  02048  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 03/17/2011
Review Completion Date: 03/29/2011


Condo Name (ID): NORTHWINDS ESTATES CONDO (MA1587)
Address: 120 LEWIN ST FALL RIVER  MA  02720  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/22/2009
Review Completion Date: 08/21/2009


Condo Name (ID): NORTON COUNTRY CLUB (MA1700)
Address: FAIRWAY VIEW LANE NORTON  MA  02766  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/20/2010
Review Completion Date: 07/21/2010


Condo Name (ID): OCEAN COVE CONDOS (MA1497)
Address: VET ACKNOWLEDGE AGE RESTR SWANSEA  MA  02777  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/12/2008
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): PINE CREST NORTH CONDO TRUST (000630)
Address: VILLAGE WAY NORTON  MA  02766  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/02/2014
Review Completion Date: 07/25/2014


Condo Name (ID): POWHATTAN VILLAGE (MA1707)
Address: 30 UNITS EAST TAUNTON  MA  02718  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 08/05/2010
Review Completion Date: 09/07/2010


Condo Name (ID): PRESTIGE ESTATES PH 1&2 (000300)
Address: 5239 N MAIN ST FALL RIVER  MA  02720  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/25/2012
Review Completion Date: 10/25/2012


Condo Name (ID): RESERVOIR RIDGE CONDOMINIUM (000296)
Address: REHOBOTH  MA  02769  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 08/09/2012
Review Completion Date: 08/13/2012


Condo Name (ID): RIVERBANK PARK CONDO (MA1446)
Address: ATTLEBORO  MA  02703  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/20/2007
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): SHORES STREET 139 CONDOMINIUM (000415)
Address: 139 SHORES STREET TAUNTON  MA  02780  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 03/19/2013
Review Completion Date: 05/02/2013


Condo Name (ID): TAYLOR COURT CONDOMINIUMS (MA1523)
Address: NORTON  MA  02766  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/05/2008
Review Completion Date: 11/18/2008


Condo Name (ID): TAYLOR COURT CONDOMINIUMS (MA1523)
Address: NORTON  MA  02766  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/05/2008
Review Completion Date: 11/18/2008


Condo Name (ID): THE COMMONS CONDOMINIUM (MA1325)
Address: TAUNTON  MA  02780  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/26/2004
Review Completion Date: 06/02/2004


Condo Name (ID): THE ELMS CONDOMINIUM (MA1513)
Address: TAUNTON  MA  02780  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/09/2008
Review Completion Date: 09/09/2008


Condo Name (ID): THE FARMS AT INDIAN POND (MA0753)
Address: TAUNTON  MA  02780  –  0000  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 08/18/1995
Review Completion Date: 09/13/1995


Condo Name (ID): TOWNHOUSES AT LEE’S RIVER AVE (000126)
Address: SOMERSET  MA  02725  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/01/2011
Review Completion Date: 07/08/2011


Condo Name (ID): VILLAGE AT WILDFLOWER GRN (MA1733)
Address: SUNFLOWER DR – ETC RAYNHAM  MA  02767  BRISTOL
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/17/2010
Review Completion Date: 12/02/2010


Condo Name (ID): VILLAGE GATE CONDOMINIUM (MA1704)
Address: SOUTH EASTON  MA  02375  BRISTOL
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/28/2010
Review Completion Date: 08/12/2010

For assistance with a condo approval project contact VA Home Loan Centers  at 888-573-4496 to speak with a representative.


Links

  1. Massachusetts VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/massachusetts-va-home-loan-limits/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/

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