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Marion County, Florida VA Home Loan Info

Florida VA home loan limitsThe 2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Marion County is $548,250.

Defined by its rolling green pastures, crystal springs, soft moving rivers, clear lakes and hundreds of horse farms, Marion County is the perfect place to relax. Situated in Central Florida, the county was established in March of 1844. The land of the county originally belonged to Alachua, Orange and Hillsborough Counties. Marion County is the namesake of Revolutionary War General and famed South Carolina guerilla fighter Francis Marion. The county originally had deep South Carolina roots, with many of the original settlers of the area initially from South Carolina. The official motto of Marion County is “Kingdom of the Sun.” Unofficially known as the horse breeding capital of the world, the county has over 70,000 acres of horse farms and riding trails. Triple Crown Winner Affirmed and Belmont Stakes and Kentucky Derby winner Needles were both bred in the county.

The County is large by population and area.  331,298 residents call Marion County home. The area of the county is sprawled out over 1,663 square miles. The county seat and largest city is Ocala. The County is conveniently located 75 minutes from Orlando, 90 minutes from Daytona Beach, 75 minutes to Jacksonville and two hours from Miami. The County is adjacent to Alachua County, Levy County, Citrus County, Sumter County, Lake County, Volusia County and Putnam County. Falling within its borders are three large lakes and the Ocala National Forest. Locals take advantage of nature that abounds the area. Hunting and golfing are preferred pastimes of residents. Wild Waters, a water park in Ocala is also a popular summertime destination for younger residents.

Apply for a VA home loan in Marion County by following this link!

Veterans in Marion County

Marion County has a relatively large veteran population of more than 45,000. As a result of this large populous numerous services are accessible to county residents. The Marion County Veterans Services Office helps local vets with obtaining their VA benefits, pension, compensation, health care, education, death or burial benefits. The office also assists former military members replace lost active duty service awarded medals. The county has two outpatient clinics that fall under the VA Healthcare System. The Bradenton Community Based Outpatient Clinic offers a wide range of services including primary care, social work, mental health, women’s health and dental. The Villages Outpatient Clinic offers primary and specialty care, optometry, radiology, gastroenterology and pharmaceutical services. Patients in need of services not provided at this clinic are referred to the Gainesville VA Medical Center.

Veterans who own homes in Marion County potentially qualify for a property tax exemption. In order to qualify, the veteran must have a service-related injury that has caused a disability rating of ten percent or higher. Under this circumstance, an exemption of $5,000 is accessible. Veterans with a total disability are entitled to a full exemption.

The Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park serves as a reminder of the lasting contributions the United States Military has made for this country. The memorial has over 5,000 bricks, 200 benches, and 100 plaques.

VFW Posts:

Post 8083 Belleview Memorial Post
12666 SE US Highway 441
Belleview, FL 344204546
United States
Phone: (352) 245-8083

Meeting Location & Time
12666 SE US Highway 441
Belleview, FL 34420-4546
United States
6:30 pm 3rd Wednesday

Quartermaster: Mickey Sparks
Commander: Edmond Fielden

Post-4864 Edward W Penno Post
10199 N Citrus Springs Blvd
Citrus Springs, FL 34434
United States
Phone: (352) 465-4864

Meeting Location & Time
10199 N. Citrus Springs Blvd
Citrus Springs, FL 34434-3172
United States
7:00 PM 2nd Monday Each Mon

Quartermaster: Robert Shepherd
Commander: John White 

Post 4209 Mc Cullough-Mixson Post
4805 NE 36th Ave
Ocala, FL 34479
United States
Phone: (352) 732-7744

Meeting Location & Time
4805 NE 36th Ave
Ocala, FL 34479
United States7:00 PM 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Michael Roberts
Commander: Donald Dixon

Post 7193 Brady-Owens Post
PO Box 6413
Ocala, FL 34478-6413
United States
Phone: (352) 629-5539

Meeting Location & Time
55 SW 55 Ave
Ocala, FL 34478
United States
7:00PM 2nd Thursday

Quartermaster: Warren Barrett
Commander: James Curley

Post 4781 Angela S. Santos Post
9401 SW 110th St
Ocala, FL 34481
United States
Phone: (352) 873-4781

Meeting Location & Time
9401 SW 110th St
Ocala, FL 34481
United States 6:30 3rd Tues

Quartermaster: Lacy Leamer
Commander: Ronald Taylor

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable In Marion County:

  • Single Family: $425
  • Condominium: $425
  • Manufactured Housing: $425
  • Duplex $500
  • Triplex: $550
  • Fourplex: $600
  • Repair Certification: $100

Marion County Property Search

Belleview, Dunnellon, Ocala, McIntosh, Reddick, Anthony, Citra, Fort McCoy, Marion Oaks, Orange Lake, Orange Springs, Salt Springs, Silver Springs Shores, Summerfield, The Villages

For a list of VA approved homes for sale in Marion County, call 888-573-4496 option 2.

Marion County VA Approved Condos

Address: PHS 1 THRU 7 & PH 18 OCALA  FL  34474  MARION
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/14/2007
Review Completion Date: 05/16/2007

Address: PH 9 & 17 OCALA  FL  34474  –  0000  MARION
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 08/29/2006
Review Completion Date: 08/29/2006

Address: PH 1 OCALA  FL  11111  –  0000  MARION
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 03/01/2002
Review Completion Date: Unavailable

Condo Name (ID): FORE RANCH (H11514)
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 10/16/2006
Review Completion Date: 10/16/2006

VA Home Loan Centers can help you get almost any condo approved! To get a condo ID, call 888-573-4496.


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