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Weather-Stripping Cuts Energy Costs

Weatherstripping is an easy and cost-effective way for home owners to save money on energy costs and improve comfort by reducing drafts, reports the U.S. Department of Energy. And many home owners install it themselves. Show your clients how...
September 20, 2013

Beware Spotty Mold Insurance Coverage

Owners with mold in the home may face a double-whammy: Their insurance policy may not cover the damage it’s caused. Mold needs water or moisture to grow, but not all causes of water damage are covered by homeowners’ policies,...
September 16, 2013

Help Clients Determine What They Can Afford

Applications for mortgages continued their decline in the week ending Aug. 16, according to the most recent seasonally adjusted data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, dropping 4.6 percent from the previous week. The cause? Contract interest rates for conforming...
September 3, 2013