Tag: veterans day

  • Open Houses of the Week: Veterans Day Special

    Open Houses of the Week: Veterans Day Special

    There's something about that "Open House" sign that acts like a magnet. Whether you're looking for a new place to live, keeping tabs on real estate in your neighborhood, or just angling for a sneak peek at someone else's private domain, the lure of an open door is strong indeed. In honor of Veterans Day, this... Continue Reading

  • Oregon Vet Faces Eviction for Displaying U.S. Flag

    Oregon Vet Faces Eviction for Displaying U.S. Flag

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Edward Zivica, a 70-year-old who served in the Navy in the 1960s, faces a hard choice come Veterans Day next week: He can obey the rules and remain in his apartment complex, or he can follow his tradition of hanging the American flag outside his place. The managers at his subsidized... Continue Reading

  • Veterans Day Special on AOL Real Estate

    Veterans Day Special on AOL Real Estate

    In celebration of Veterans Day, HousingWatch is featuring stories about veterans and active military personnel and their real estate experiences. Here are the top posts: 1. Volunteers Build Homes for Wounded Vet Operation: Coming Home, a team of veterans, homebuilders and other volunteers, are dedicated to... Continue Reading

  • Vet Beats Mortgage Mod Scam

    Vet Beats Mortgage Mod Scam

    In celebration of Veterans Day, HousingWatch is featuring stories about veterans and active military personnel and their real estate experiences. When Hank Neigel, a 66-year-old disabled veteran, realized in February 2009 that he and his wife, Carol, would no longer be able to afford the monthly $1,300 mortgage... Continue Reading

  • Marine in VA Home Loan Limbo

    Marine in VA Home Loan Limbo

    In celebration of Veterans Day, AOL Real Estate is featuring stories about veterans and active military personnel and their real estate experiences. For Jon Wilke, a seven-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and Army National Guard including a tour just months after 9/11, buying a home is the hardest... Continue Reading

  • Volunteers Build Homes for Wounded Vets

    Volunteers Build Homes for Wounded Vets

    U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Stan Roberts, who lost a leg during a tour of duty in Iraq, received a new home a week ago Thursday morning. The newly built three-bedroom, two-bath home in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., in the greater Raleigh area was a gift from Operation: Coming Home, a team of veterans, homebuilders and other... Continue Reading

  • Vets & Active Duty Military: We Want Your Real Estate Stories

    Vets & Active Duty Military: We Want Your Real Estate Stories

    In honor of Veterans Day, HousingWatch is looking for stories from veterans and current service members of the U.S. Armed Forces about their experience in today's real estate market. Has the VA Loan program helped you? Did you have a hard time qualifying for a VA loan? Are HOA fees piling up for your family... Continue Reading