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Craven County, North Carolina VA Home Loan Information

craven ncThe 2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Craven County is $548,250.

Located on the coast of North Carolina, Craven County is the perfect place for beach lovers. The county offers many opportunities for outdoor and aquatic activities. Full of history, Craven County has several interesting historical landmarks worth visiting. There is also a multitude of attractions great for people of all ages. Frequent art shows, theater productions, and musical acts are just a few of the things that art lovers will enjoy about Craven County. The county was named for William, Earl of Craven, and officially gained county status in 1739. The total population is 104,510, including a veteran population of 13,147.

The Croatan National Forest is partly located in Craven County and provides excellent views of the North Carolina landscape. A multitude of hiking and biking trails can be found in the Croatan National Forest. These trails are excellent places to see the diverse plant and animal life that make their home in Craven County. Bald eagles, alligators, and many different species of birds are just a few of the wildlife species you might see in the Croatan National Forest. Bring your camera to enjoy one of the many lookout points.

Artists will feel right at home in Craven County. With the many art galleries and events, it is hard to miss the great work of local artists. Each year, Craven County hosts an ArtWalk, in which local businesses and art venues celebrate the local art community. The Civic Theater is a great place to catch the newest play or musical act passing through town. Other locations in Craven County to see a great performance include the Ratio Theater Company and RiverTowne Players.

The county seat of New Bern, NC is the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola. The popular soft drink, which is drank all over the world, started at a small shop in Craven County. In addition to the multitude of Pepsi memorabilia, New Bern is also full of excellent restaurants and shopping areas. For some of the best seafood in the country, visit one of the waterfront restaurants in Craven County. There are many great areas for dessert, including Bear City Fudge Company, Baker’s Kitchen, and Dairy Queen. Shopping in Craven County includes bookstores, apparel, antiques, and much more.

The Veteran’s Organic Garden in Craven County is a great place for veterans to get together and grow some delicious vegetables. The Craven County Veterans Services Office is an excellent resource for veterans. The median housing cost in Craven County is $152,400, and the median household income is $47,141.

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Craven County Property Search

For help finding a VA-approved property in one of the following areas, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

Adams Creek, Brices Creek, Bridgeton, Cherry Branch, Cherry Point, Cove City, Dover, Ernul, Fairfield Harbour, Fort Barnwell, Harlowe, Havelock, James City, Neuse Forest, New Bern, River Bend, Trent Woods, Vanceboro

27808, 28546, 28371, 28556, 27817, 28560, 27889, 28562, 28561, 28571, 28570, 28462, 28573, 28466, 34711, 28501, 28584, 28586, 28512, 28519, 28523, 28428, 28526, 28527, 28530, 28532, 28277

Craven County Condo Search

There do not appear to be any approved condos available in Craven County. If you are interested in getting a condo approved, click here.

VFW Posts

Post 2514 Dixon-Conderman Post
PO Box 3196
New Bern, NC 28564
United States
Phone: (252) 637-9222

Meeting Location & Time
3850 Butler Rd
New Bern, NC 28560-7010
United States
7:00 PM 1st & 3rd Thursday

Quartermaster: Joseph Moore
Jon Schultheis

Post 11119 Vanceboro Post
PO Box 978
Vanceboro, NC 28586
United States
Phone: (252) 244-0584

Meeting Location & Time
102 First St.
Vanceboro, NC 28586-7678
United States
7:00 PM 1st Monday

Quartermaster: Jerry Phillips
Thomas Toler

Post 7315 Leslie C Lewis Post
PO Box 331
Havelock, NC 28532
United States
Phone: (252) 447-8555

Meeting Location & Time
120 Lynnwayne Cir
Havelock, NC 28532
United States
7:00 pm 1st Tuesday

Quartermaster: Kevin Pabst
William Sigwalt

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Craven County

  • Single Family: $400
  • 2-4 Units: $550
  • Condo: $450
  • Partial Releases: $450
  • Repair/Completion Certificates: $100


  1. North Carolina VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/north-carolina-maximum-military-mortgage-home-loan-amount-limits/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/