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Slide Show: Top 20 Best Cities for Veterans 2017

Slide show: Top 20 Best Cities for Veterans 2017 The results of Wallet Hub’s newest study of the best and worst places for Veterans, shows two Phoenix area cities in the top 20. That’s remarkable considering 100 of the nations largest cities were included in the original research. Gilbert, Arizona came in at #19 and… Read More

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Infographic: Does the Gender Pay-Gap Price Single Females Out of the Home Buying Market?

Infographic: Does the Gender Pay-Gap Price Single Females Out of the Home Buying Market? Of the single home-buyers I’ve dealt with over the past several years, I would estimate that 80% were female. My personal statistics do not square with the national average. On the other hand, Real Estate is still very reasonably priced in… Read More

Meeting the Housing Needs of a Growing Active Adult Population

Meeting the Housing Needs of a Growing Active Adult Population. The U.S. has been aware for some time now, that our population is aging. There has been intense debate about Medicare, Social Security, Emergency Services and the capacity of Medical Facilities, and perhaps most obvious, Housing. Active Adult communities are plentiful here in Arizona but… Read More

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HUD Awards $46.5 Million to Make Thousands of Homes Safe from Lead

HUD Awards $46.5 Million to Make Thousands of Homes Safe from Lead. It seems we don’t have as much trouble with lead paint here in Arizona as perhaps in other areas of the country. Homes here tend to be newer. Having said that, each town has it’s outlying and historic zones and it’s entirely possible… Read More

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Thank You Thursday Recognizes a Giant

Google contributes far more than just help finding things on the internet. On their site google.org you’ll find that Google provides massive support for a wide variety of altruistic endevors. Today we noticed an article on GoodNewsNetwork. Google is providing 25,000 laptops to help Syrian Refugees assimilate into their new environment. I can’t even imagine… Read More

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Thank You Thursday honors Nurses everywhere!

Two fundamental traits of our health care professionals, hard work and kindness, often go unnoticed and unrewarded. I deal with Nurses on a regular basis through an amazing program called AZVHV Heroes Home Advantage, and I’ve come to respect the immense burden they accept each time they step into their workplace. I am acutely aware… Read More

Health Care Professionals get a discount using Heroes Home Advantage - Bill Salvatore, Realty Executives East Valley - 602-999-0952

Why aren’t you using your FSA (Flex Spending Account)?

We all know that Health Care Plans are not what they used to be.  It’s more than just an annoyance to have to come up with a co-pay for every doctor or dentist’s appointment, and most times a second co-pay is required for prescriptions. Sometimes it’s more money than we have set aside. Whether you’re… Read More

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Historic VA hospital may be closing

By KEVIN BURBACH Associated Press HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic… Read More

Arizona Veteran Hopes His Story Will Help Others – Video

By Craig Reck / Tucson News NOW Since he started (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy), Staff Sgt. Christopher Liby has stepped down his pain medication and other prescriptions from seven to three and he credits Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. He said his anger issues are gone and he feels more clear in his thinking and his interactions with… Read More

Dehp Therapy, Will it be a life saver for Veterans with PTSD? – Video

by Allison Rodriguez ABC15 Arizona After Jeff Lambson contemplated taking his own life in 2014, he decided to get some help. A fellow veteran recommended that he check out a new therapy called Dehp (pronounced ‘deep’). – complete story on ABC15 Arizona –   Additional Resources Home Seller Tips and Advice Home Buyer Tips and… Read More