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Reverse Mortgage Pros and Cons

The Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage - If you are a retired homeowner, or on a fixed income you may be thinking about a reverse mortgage to help out with major bills, renovations or even day to day expenses. Before...

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Why does my Home Insurance premium keep going up?

Home Insurance Rate Increases - If you feel like your homeowners insurance premium is always headed up, you may be right. In fact, a recent study found that homeowner insurance rates have risen in every state over the...

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Three Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

April 22 marked the 49th annual Earth Day, when more than 1 billion people in nearly 200 countries were expected to take part in what the Earth Day Network calls “the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.”...

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What type Insurance do you need for a Condo in Texas?

Texas Condo Insurance - If you are shopping for a condo or are already living in one, you may have questions about the what type of insurance you need to carry. Condo insurance differs from homeowners insurance because...

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is a time for new beginnings, and cleaning and organization around the house are very popular this time of year. If you’re ready to tackle the monumental spring cleaning chore, read on for some helpful...

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Home Security Technology: Keeping you ahead of the burglars

Back in the early days of home security “systems,” around the end of World War I, it was common for homeowners to hire “door shakers”-night watchmen who would literally walk around and check doors to make sure they were...

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Looking at a new piece of jewelry? Make sure to look at your insurance, too

Whether it’s a gift from someone special or a gift to yourself, a new piece of jewelry can bring some sparkle to your life. However, many people who find themselves victimized by burglars—or a fire or some other...

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Should I rent or buy a home

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? - Some Highlights: - The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a...

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Is your home as efficient as it could be? An energy audit can tell you

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues in homes across the country, and they’re not just annoying-they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher bills. The U.S....

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Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and...

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