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2017, my wife and I bought a ranch-style house that was built in 1957 that sits directly off of a major Los Angeles county thoroughfare street. As a retired Marine, I used my Veterans Administration (VA) home loan to purchase our first home after honorably retiring from the Marines in 2015 after serving 20 years on active duty. Our street is only a 4-lane road, two lanes running North/South each, but it stays busy all day and night. “Welcome to…