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5 Things To Know About Severe Weather And Homeowners Insurance

The average homeowner feels secure knowing they have insurance in the event of a severe weather calamity. Most people believe that no matter what happens, they have paid for protection against disaster. Unfortunately, not every homeowners insurance policy provides full reimbursement from severe weather losses. Hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes and other rare catastrophes may not be covered under your current policy. Consider the impact of these extreme events and whether you are fully insured for the subsequent losses.   1: Hurricane Damage May Not Be Fully Covered   The recent national

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5 Things To Do This Fall To Get Ready For Winter

Simple home and yard tips don’t have to take a lot of time, but can save a lot of headaches if that first winter storm catches you unaware. Here’s a checklist to help you prepare:   Assess Your Windows and Doors   Take a walk around your interior, preferably on a windy day. Check for drafts and air leaks; replace weather-stripping, align door thresholds and repair window frames and sills if they’re damaged. If you have storm windows, make sure they’re ready to install. Replace the screens in a storm door with glass panels.

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Understanding the Growing Demand in Luxury Houses

Some people are turning to luxury housing as they realize their needs are changing to find their ideal home. Investopedia defines the factors that place a home in this category. They note that its price doesn’t just determine a luxury property in a recent piece. Another crucial component is located.    It may be a condo with a prime downtown location, a sizable home by the sea, or a residence with easy access to great extras like fine eating, high-end shopping, and entertainment. Additionally, the house will include some of

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Selling Your House? Get An Agent to Represent You

It might be tempting to consider selling your house yourself, particularly given how hot the property market has been over the last two years. Working with a real estate agent is now more critical than ever since the market in today’s economy is changing.    A reliable real estate adviser will not only keep you informed and assist you in making the best choices possible based on current market conditions, but they are also skilled in handling the numerous details of selling your home.    Here are the top five

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4 Things To Know About Homestead Exemptions

Homeowners are well aware that peripheral costs swell over time and can put a strain on incomes. Utility bills increase, home insurance creeps up annually and taxes rise with the cost of schools and road repair. That’s why many communities have enacted homestead exemptions that can help stabilize and even lower tax bills in some cases. Although these exemptions are not well publicized, knowing how they work and how to apply could save you a good deal of money.   1: Understanding The Homestead Exemption   A homestead exemption helps

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4 Reasons Millennials Should Buy A Retirement Home First

There’s an idea running through marketing and business circles that anything that is popular, the opposite will likely be popular as well. Consider that sugar and caffeinated beverages such as Coca-Cola have seemingly opposite products like Coke Zero. That product, in turn, is offset in the marketplace by high-sugar, high-caffeine energy drinks such as Monster and Red Bull. In the housing industry, reverse living homes enjoy popularity. Basically, the bedrooms are downstairs while the kitchen, living room and other gathering spaces are upstairs. This concept of doing the opposite brings