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As a Friend or Family Member, How Can You Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD?

As a Friend or Family Member, How Can You Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD? In the course of my business as a Realtor I’ve had the honor of working with a good many Veterans, and on more than one occasion a Veteran client has informed me that they are suffering from PTSD. In each instance… 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

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Video: Add Value Not Debt With These Home Updates

Video: Add Value Not Debt With These Home Updates It’s not unusual to find homes for sale that are in need of some updating. Indeed they are a large segment of the market and just what many home buyers are looking for. Design is a matter of taste, and while one buyer may love the… Read More

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Thank You Thursday… HUD and VA Work to Find Permanent Homes for Homeless Veterans

HUD and VA Work to Find Permanent Homes for Homeless Veterans. A while back we celebrated the city of Tucson for their tireless, and successful I might add, efforts to get homeless Veterans off the streets and find them a decent place to live. Since then we’ve read countless articles posted by cities all over… Read More

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Thank You Thursday Recognizes Mike Ables and U.S.vets

Thank You Thursday Recognizes Mike Ables and U.S.VETS. The headline reads ‘Gift of Survival: U.S. VETS outreach distributes backpacks to homeless veterans’. Nancy Hutson’s post on the Daily Courier website goes on to say: “Twice a week, Ables scours the area in search of homeless veterans who might be able to benefit from transitional housing… Read More

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Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema gets our Thank You Thursday nod for her work with Veterans

We live just outside Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema’s district but that doesn’t stop her from making a huge impact here. I subscribe to her newsletter and am connected on social media, and I can’t help but notice that more often than not, Ms. Sinema is honoring or working with Military folks and Veterans. As a… Read More

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VA Loans: What They Are and How They Work

By John Voket Most active-duty service members and veterans and some National Guard members and reservists can seek out home-related loans through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA home loan programs may be used to finance the purchase of homes, condominiums or manufactured homes, refinance an existing home loan, or install energy-saving improvements…. Read More

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Stick to what you’re good at…

Unlike my tree trimming ability (it was a rough weekend and I do not want to talk about it), I have been up to something really rewarding. The video below, with the tongue-in-cheek title, Bill Speaks, contains the inside story about something that I’m very proud of. Oh, and note the Super Heroes band-aid… verification… Read More

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Video: Compelling proof that we ALL have a problem with PTSD

I’m a pretty big fan of TED talks. This one “Our Lonely Society Makes it Hard to Come Home from War” is particularly powerful. Violence and and extreme stress may be the root causes of PTSD, but we all bear the burden for perpetuating it. Take a listen.   ~Bill   Learn more about the… Read More

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Armed Forces Day – May 21, 2016 – I believe this sums it up…

A brief but powerful line from President Obama’s Armed Forces Day Proclamation this year, says it all: “They give their best for America, and they deserve the best from us.” Today is the 67th observance of Armed Forces Day. We owe our thanks to 2,500,000 active and reserve military personnel, with more than 150,000 active… Read More