Homeowner Tips

April 8, 2019

Homeowners Beware - Assignment of Benefits: Red Flag Checklist

Know what to look for to determine if you are being misled into signing an AOB. As a policy holder, you must perform your obligations under the policy and understand your repair responsibilities. All homeowner policies are different. Determine your responsibilities by reviewing the Conditions, Duties After a Loss Section ...

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Feb. 11, 2019

4 Ways Tech is Used in Real Estate

You may not think “real estate” when you think about modern technology, but several advances are making the lives of homebuyers, home sellers, and agents a lot easier — not to mention adding peace of mind with added security measures. Here are a few.

DRONES

Fitting a small camera onto ...

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Dec. 18, 2018

New Year's Resolutions

Home Selling Goals? 5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Successful Sale

If you are planning to say out with the old home and in to a new home in 2019 — it’s not too early to start prepping before you pack. You have one chance to make a good first ...

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Dec. 5, 2018

5 Holiday Recycling Tips

5 Holiday Recycling Tips

After the holidays, your home can look a bit hung over, with piles of wrapping paper and fallen tinsel trailing under everyone’s feet. It all feels like a hazy eggnog memory. You may be wondering how you’ll possibly clear out all the trash. Well, maybe it ...

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Sept. 23, 2018

Top 10 Facts - National Flood Insurance Program

Top 10 Facts every consumer needs to know about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

 

 

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Sept. 6, 2018

The Latest Trends in Home Security - US

The Latest Trends in Home Security

Many years ago, the only options for home security were robust systems that required expensive installation. Plus, whenever you were away, you had no idea what was going on in your home unless you got a call that your alarm was tripped.
New technology ...

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July 9, 2018

5 Signs that Your Kitchen Needs an Update

Every REALTOR® has heard this observation from a selling client more than once: “Now that I’ve fixed the place up, it’s so nice to live here!” It’s sometimes followed by a wistful, “I should have done it years ago!” They don’t need to add, “so we could have ...

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July 4, 2018

9 Ways to Cool Down Your House this Summer

Cranking up the AC can also crank up your electric bill. Here are a few alternative ways to keep your home cool this summer.

1. Swap Bulbs
If you still haven't switched to CFLs for environmental or economic reasons, do it to be cool. Incandescent bulbs waste about 90 ...

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June 11, 2018

9 Tips for Backyard Fire Pit Safety

Fire pits are one of the "hottest" requested design features according to a recent Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. Whatever your pit design or size, follow these tips to stay safe while enjoying the heat.

1. Never build a fire pit with ...

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May 3, 2018

Pros and Cons of Having a Garden Bed

Spring means getting your hands dirty for planting season. Whether it’s plants or vegetables, you might be thinking about creating a garden bed this year. Now, when it comes to gardening, I realize everyone has their own school of thought and specific way to address the year’s crop. However, if ...

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