Besides VA home loan benefits, does any know of any other tools/benefits veterans can seize to aid in the purchase of a home.
Mortgages help with buying real estate.
Income helps with mortgages.
College helps with income.
GI Bill helps with college.
If you haven't used it yet, go do it. All of your civilian peers are going broke while going to college; I actually graduated with more in savings than when I started college. Live lean and you can do the same.
some places might also offer classes on how to buy a home, though it may be at a more basic level then you could get from reading up here.