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Water and Homeowners Insurance

by Susanne Romo When most people think of home insurance and claims, fire or burglary is usually the first thing that concerns people.  But what might surprise you is that neither of those claims is the most common.  Water is. And your homeowner’s policy may or not cover the damage.  The bottom line your claims adjuster will need to know is —- ...

Condo owners should buy secondary insurance

BY BARBARA HOLLAND Posted: Aug. 11, 2012 | 2:04 a.m. Q: I currently own a condominium that I rent to my granddaughter. Last Sunday, the girl who lives in the condo above mine called me and said she heard running water, and asked if would come over and see if we could figure out where it was coming from. I went over and we looked in all the storage ...
Judy Luna

Judy Luna

<strong> </strong> Judy is not your average real estate agent. Well-educated, she brings to the profession the sum of wide-ranging experience in advertising, television news, government service, and academia. She is highly motivated, a self-starter, and lover of learning. She has characterized herself as a “workaholic” and goes the ...

Judy Luna

Judy Luna Buying a home in Arkansas Insider tips Realtor® in Fayetteville, AR Cell phone: 479-966-0435 Website: www.judyluna.com Search the MLS: www.FindFayettevilleHomes.com Arkansas is a wonderful place to live, off the beaten path, but easily accessible too. The larger, more urban areas provide lots to do and see in terms of cultural ...

Buying a home in Arkansas

Judy Luna Realtor® in Fayetteville, AR Cell phone: 479-966-0435 Website: www.judyluna.com Tweet   Buying a home in Arkansas   Arkansas is a wonderful place to live, off the beaten path, but easily accessible too. The larger, more urban areas provide lots to do and see in terms of cultural opportunities and educational endeavors, ...

John M. Compagno

John M. Compagno The IRS Needs to Know Article San Francisco Phone: 415-743-6990 Email: john.compagno@hklaw.com Web: http://www.hklaw.com If you’re the owner of even a single unit of rental property, starting this year you must start tracking all vendors doing at least $600 worth of work for you. Federal law now requires you to send them ...

Are Emails Binding in Real Estate Transactions?

C. J. Hughes E-Mail May Be Binding, State Court Rules Article   BE careful when clicking “send.” That is essentially the message to brokers and their clients from a state court, which ruled recently in a real estate dispute that e-mails can carry the same weight as traditional ink-on-paper contracts Read Article | Comment it

How to clean up your credit score?

Tara Siegel Bernard Healing a Wounded Credit Score Article Tara Siegel Bernard is a personal finance reporter for The New York Times. Some lost their jobs or were just overwhelmed by mounting debt. Others got caught up in the real estate bubble or had major medical bills. Whatever the reason, the rising number of foreclosures, short sales, ...

New Fed Rule for Mortgage Brokers

Lynnley Browning New Fed Rule for Mortgage Brokers Article Lynnley Browning is a frequent contributor to the business pages of The New York Times and is a former Moscow-based correspondent for Reuters. STARTING April 1, under a new compensation rule from the Federal Reserve, borrowers who get their mortgages through brokers will most likely ...

No McMansions for Millennials

S. Mitra Kalita No McMansions for Millennials Article S. Mitra Kalita is a general assignment reporter at The Washington Post and serves as president of the South Asian Journalists Association. Here’s what Generation Y doesn’t want: formal living rooms, soaker bathtubs, dependence on a car. In other words, they don’t want their parents’ ...