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Protecting Yourself with Homeowners Insurance While Avoiding Claims

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

While everyone needs homeowners insurance, it’s best to never have to use it. Filing claims is the quickest way to make this important safety net very unaffordable. Start by looking at your yard. Do you have a lot of trees? Tree roots can wreak havoc for a homeowner, damaging the structure of your home, cement […]

A Fixer-Upper or Turn Key Home – Which is Best for You?

Friday, June 21st, 2013

When it comes time to buy a house, there are many things to consider. One of the most complicated is often what quality of home you should choose. A fixer-upper is often a good starter home for those buying their first place, for a variety of reasons. On the other hand, a turn key home […]

What You Need to Know About Water Damage and Home Owners Insurance Coverage

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Water damage is one of the most common reasons people make a claim on their home owners insurance, yet in many cases it can also be preventable. Some of the ways in which water damage can reek havoc include: a leaky roof, out of date plumbing, broken hoses to washer and other appliances, clogged gutters, […]

Compare Home Owners Insurance Quotes and Other Ways to Save Money on Your Home

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

New home owners often have trouble adjusting to the new financial situation of owning a home. One of the first steps they should take is to establish a budget. Even if they’ve done so before they owned a home, they’ll still need to make adjustments now that they own a home. For example, you now […]

Does Your Home Owners Insurance Chicago Adequately Cover You?

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Many homeowners get their policy when they buy their home and then they continue to pay it year after year without considering it. The reality is that there may be a lower priced policy available to you, or you may be able to cover your home for things that aren’t currently covered. It’s likely that […]