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Renters…Are You Insured?

Not everyone is in a position or even has the desire to own their own home. In fact, a large percentage of people throughout the United States rent an apartment or house. If you are one of those people who rent their home, do you have renters’ insurance? Why is this...

Rental Housing… Cont

In our previous blog, we talked about some of the steps you should take towards becoming a successful landlord. There is so much to say on the topic that we thought we would discuss this a little further in this blog. When you have found the right rental property, you...

Getting Into the Rental Housing Market

If you are looking to purchase a piece of property with the sole intention of renting it out, you will need to know what you are doing, as it is quite different from buying a house to live in yourself. Taking the time to do your research is important if you are to...

Why Plan Now for A Disaster?

We are very familiar with the destructive nature of natural disasters. Very often, without much warning, our lives can be turned upside down by some type of natural disaster. In such situations we may not have very much time to leave our homes, that is why we need to...

Do You See the Signs?

In this blog, we are talking about sinkholes and the signs to check for that indicate one is forming. Sinkholes, as we know, can be extremely destructive, so it is important to look out for some of the warning signs. Here are a few of them: Sinkhole warning signs can...

Are Window Bars The Safest Option?

Window bars have been used for years in different countries around the world as a way to add extra security to their homes. Generally fixed around the windows of the first-floor window bars work well at preventing someone from entering the house. But how safe are...

Where Can You Hide Them?

We have an abundance of technology these days that give us the ability to secure our home and its contents. Sometimes, though, we overlook the simple, low-tech methods for protecting our valuables from intruders. What are some of those methods? If a thief manages to...

Making The Most Of It

If you have scheduled a pre-listing inspection for your home, you will naturally want to get the most for your money. However, if you are not prepared for it, the inspection will not be a thorough as it should be. So, how can you ensure your property is ready to be...

Taking Control Of The Selling Process

When it comes to selling their home a lot of people decide to go it alone, without the help of a real estate company. As well as feeling more in control of the process, they are also able to keep costs as low as possible. If you are about to put your home on the...

Are They Making You Suffer?

In our earlier blog, we discussed the presence of biological pollutants in a home. Now let’s talk about how they could be affecting your health. Before we begin, however, it is important to mention that many of the symptoms associated with allergies to bio pollutants...