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Getting into the Cracks: the Role of a Home Inspector

Getting into the Cracks: the Role of a Home Inspector posted on May 14

A home inspection is the visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a residential dwelling (up to four units). While home inspections are not a guarantee that there are no problems with your home and they are not intended to provide   …Continue Reading Getting into the Cracks: the Role of a Home Inspector

Getting Real About Real Estate Agents—Buying a Home

Getting Real About Real Estate Agents—Buying a Home posted on May 13

Whether you’re buying, selling or renting, working with a quality real estate agent is extremely important to ensure a smooth process. When buying a home, consumers should: Know the difference between a real estate broker and a real estate salesperson: A real estate broker negotiates   …Continue Reading Getting Real About Real Estate Agents—Buying a Home

Getting Real About Real Estate Agents—Selling a Home

Getting Real About Real Estate Agents—Selling a Home posted on May 10

Whether you’re buying, selling or renting, working with a quality real estate agent is extremely important to ensure a smooth process. When selling a home, consumers should: Know the difference between a real estate broker and a real estate salesperson: A real estate broker negotiates   …Continue Reading Getting Real About Real Estate Agents—Selling a Home

Foreclosure & Mortgage Relief Scams

Foreclosure & Mortgage Relief Scams posted on Apr 30

When homeowners fall upon tough times, mortgage relief programs offer services such as a loan modification to help lower monthly payments and make them more affordable. However, during this stressful time consumers may become more vulnerable to scammers trying to take advantage of their situation.    …Continue Reading Foreclosure & Mortgage Relief Scams

Is green the new black?

Is green the new black? posted on Apr 22

On Earth Day many consumers look for ways to be greener, such using less water, shopping with reusable bags or donating to environmental organizations. Another way that consumers have been trying to be more ecologically friendly concerns their fashion choices.  The average American throws out 80 pounds   …Continue Reading Is green the new black?

Get Addicted to Saving posted on Apr 19

  Since 2003, Financial Literacy Month is a nationally recognized campaign that aims to teach consumers how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits, such as saving and managing debt. And there’s no question as to why this month is important, considering a 2017 GoBankingRates   …Continue Reading Get Addicted to Saving

Rock ‘n Play Recall posted on Apr 16

    Fisher-Price announced that it has decided to voluntarily recall its Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. The product, which can cost between $50 and $150 dollars, has come under scrutiny after reportedly being linked to the death of more than 30 infants. The recall covers   …Continue Reading Rock ‘n Play Recall

Refreshed your tech’s health at Office Depot?

Refreshed your tech’s health at Office Depot? posted on Apr 2

Consumer alert! Office Depot and its software supplier have recently agreed to a $35 million settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that, from 2009 to late 2016, Office Depot deceived customers into paying for computer repair and technical services that they didn’t   …Continue Reading Refreshed your tech’s health at Office Depot?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month posted on Apr 1

  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving was responsible for almost 3,450 deaths in 2016. Distracted driving is categorized by NHTSA as “any activity that prevents you from giving your full attention to the activity of driving while behind the wheel.”   …Continue Reading April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Physical Damage Coverage

Physical Damage Coverage posted on Mar 26

If you’ve ever been in a car accident or needed to file an insurance claim for damages to your car, you know the headaches you may have to endure as you file paperwork, get the damage appraised and bring your car to the repair shop   …Continue Reading Physical Damage Coverage