Daily Archives August 22, 2014

Are You Tired of Looking Through Multiple Real Estate Listings? Here’s What You Need to Do When Buying a Home

Canadian real estate market

Have you been searching through multiple real estate listings to find a new home? If so, you’re not alone. Buying a house is a long process, and it can be costly, too, when you add up the amounts you’ll spend on a down payment, closing costs, taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and more. However, in the end it’s all worth it, and if you follow the right tips for buying a home, you have the chance to end up in your dream home.

However, there are many steps to follow before you consider this substantial purchase. If you’re new to buying a home and you’d like more advice, here are some tips on buying a home that anyone can follow:

1. Hire a real estate agent. This is usually the first step to buying a home. A real estate agent will work in your interest, not the interest of the

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Veteran Locates And Returns Over 100 Purple Heart Medals To Families Of Soldiers

Organizations that help military families

Zachariah Fike, a captain in the Vermont National Guard began his quest to return lost and stolen Purple Heart medals when he was given one as a gift. Since then, Fike has returned over 100 stolen or lost Purple Heart medals to the families and relatives of the original recipients. The majority of recipients were awarded this prestigious medal after being killed in combat.

The military order of the Purple Heart resonates with Fike. In 2012, he created Purple Hearts Reunited, and since that time has accumulated another 300 Purple Heart medals to deliver to families. Unfortunately, the fallen service members’ medals and other belongings are often lost in estate sales, found packed away in basements and attics, or sometimes found in pawn, thrift, or antique stores if stolen. The med

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