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5 Top Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

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Fall is coming around the corner, which means that it’s time to get your house in shape for the inevitable cold months ahead. As school starts and the kids’ extracurricular activities are in full swing, the Fall season may be one of the busiest times of the year. However, it is still very important to … Read more

3 Home Maintenance Tasks Every Homeowner Should Do This Spring

This week’s contributing blog is by Bode Hennedgan of Life Management for Seniors. Her tips are great for all homeowners getting their homes prepared for spring, not just seniors. Spring is here….or did we just jump right to summer? Whichever it is the temperature is hot. With the change of season comes home maintenance. Here … Read more

The Sharing Economy and the Risks

In the wake of the financial crash of 2008, proliferation of mobile technology and some brilliant entrepreneurs the perfect storm for a Sharing Economy is occurring. Sharing of cars such as Uber and renting out space in your home with Airbnb have allowed people an alternate stream of income, but there are risks associated with … Read more

Flood Insurance if I don’t live near water.

In the past 5 years, all the states have experienced flooding. Generally, the people who ask about flood insurance are in specific areas that flood often and know how important flood insurance can be. However, what people may not realize is even if you are not in a flood zone, flood insurance may be needed … Read more

You Had a House Fire, Now What?

According to Ready.gov there are more $7.3 billion in home losses due to fire each year and more than 12,600 people are injured in those fires. “Fire isn’t bright, it’s pitch black. Fire starts bright, but quickly produces black smoke and complete darkness. If you wake up to a fire you may be blinded, disoriented … Read more

Quick Tips for the First Time Home Buyer

As a First Time Home Buyer, here are s few things to be aware of when shopping for a home insurance policy: The spring housing market is heating up again, even though you might not be able to tell with the frigid temperatures and the excessive snow this month. I thought I would put together … Read more

Homeowners Policy: 3 Important Things to Add

A standard homeowners policy is fairly consistent between companies. There are a few extras that are not included in most policies that should be discussed with your agent. Sewer and drain back up coverage. This endorsement protects you in the event any system that is supposed to remove water or sewage from the home , … Read more