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VA Loans in Wyoming

The VA Loan offers significant benefits for military families and veterans looking to purchase homes. In Wyoming, cities such as Cheyenne, Casper, and Laramie are popular for veterans utilizing VA Loans, which offer advantages like zero down payment, no private mortgage insurance, competitive interest rates, and flexible credit score requirements. These benefits help veterans achieve homeownership in a financially manageable way.

Median Sale Price of Homes in Wyoming*

Cheyenne $364,992
Casper $284,980
Laramie $358,357

*Data provided reflects current market trends


Property Taxes in Wyoming


Wyoming not only lacks a state income tax but also boasts a low average effective property tax rate of 0.61%, complemented by a moderate average sales tax rate of 5.518%. These favorable tax conditions make Wyoming an attractive state for homeownership.

Insurance Programs in Wyoming

While Wyoming's natural environment is less prone to severe natural disasters than other states, its rural and mountainous areas can still be susceptible to weather-related issues like wildfires and severe winter storms. Veterans using VA Loans should ensure their homeowners' insurance policies are comprehensive enough to cover these potential risks.

Veteran/Military Property Tax Exemptions in Wyoming

Wyoming offers a property tax exemption of $3,000 on the assessed value of a veteran’s primary residence, helping to lower the cost of homeownership for veterans. If not used on real property, this exemption can alternatively be applied to a vehicle’s licensing fee. Eligibility requires residency in Wyoming for at least three years and includes:

  • Veterans who served during major conflicts such as World War II, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War.
  • Veterans who served overseas during an armed conflict and received an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal or equivalent.
  • Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability as rated by the VA.
  • Unremarried surviving spouses of eligible veterans.

Military Presence in Wyoming

While Wyoming does not host major military bases like some other states, it maintains a strong National Guard presence and various other military facilities that support local and national defense efforts, reflecting its commitment to the military community.

VA Home Loan Volume in Wyoming*

Total Loans 1,095
Average Loan Amount $334,391
Total Loan Amount $366,158,375
Total Purchase Loans 858
Total Purchase Loans % 78.36%
Total IRRRL Loans 8
Total IRRRL Loans % 0.73%
Total Cash-Out Loans 229
Total Cash-Out Loans % 20.91%

*Data pulled from the Department of Veterans Affairs (2024)

FAQ’s about VA Loans in Wyoming

For detailed information on utilizing VA Loans in Wyoming or to learn more about property tax exemptions for veterans, please refer to our comprehensive guide or contact our experts for personalized advice and support.

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