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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 ...
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Ruling ‘a big deal for homeowners’

  By Greg Bluestein  The Atlanta Journal Constitution   A Georgia Supreme Court ruling is shaking up the way insurance payments for damaged real estate are doled out, and it could have big consequences for homeowners across the state.  The court’s ruling found that home or building owners can now get special “diminution of value” ...
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Dana Bauguss

Dana BaugussCRS, GRI, LTG Managing Broker Prudential Georgia Realty 1551 Janmar Road Snellville, Georgia 30078 Office : 770-972-3811 VM: 678-344-1301 Cell phone: 404-643-7013 E-Fax: 770-407-8222 Email: danabauguss@yahoo.com dana.bauguss@prudentialga.com Website: www.danabauguss.prudentialgeorgia.com 2010 President Georgia ...

Harper: A home buyer’s nightmare

CHARLIE HARPER Harper: A home buyer’s nightmare   The long housing nightmare is finally over. Sadly, I’m not talking about the post-bubble national housing market. That nightmare has a few more scenes left to play out…   Read Article | Comment it

Foreclosed homes plagued by mold cover-ups

author unknown Foreclosed homes plagued by mold cover-ups   ATLANTA — A Channel 2 Action News investigation uncovered a dirty secret hiding inside thousands of bank-owned homes across north Georgia. When a bank takes over a foreclosed home it can change hands several times. Then it sits empty, while an asset manager brings ...

Buy on the BeltLine, get $50,000

Julie Wolfe Buy on the BeltLine, get $50,000 Article http://www.11alive.com/ The Atlanta Development Authority’s downpayment assistance comes through the BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund (BAHTF). It’s a massive incentive aimed at populating the Atlanta BeltLine. The 22 miles of old railroad circles the entire city; it means ...

Dana Bauguss

Dana Bauguss Get Off The Fence Now For A Great Deal in Atlanta Insider tips Managing Broker Snellville, Georgia 30078 Office : 770-972-3811 Email: dana.bauguss@prudentialga.com Website: www.danabauguss.prudentialgeorgia.com The Atlanta metropolitan area or Metro Atlanta is made up of so many distinct, yet cohesive counties, cities and neighborhoods. ...

Get Off The Fence Now For A Great Deal in Atlanta

Dana Bauguss Managing Broker Snellville, Georgia 30078 Office : 770-972-3811 Email: dana.bauguss@prudentialga.com Website: www.danabauguss.prudentialgeorgia.com     Tweet   Get Off The Fence Now For A Great Deal in Atlanta   The Atlanta metropolitan area or Metro Atlanta is made up of so many distinct, yet cohesive counties, ...

No mention of MID in State of Union Speech

  President Barack Obama talked about the need to reduce the federal deficit and simplify the tax code in his state of the Union speech last night but in leaving out the specifics of how he would accomplish those goals he left it unclear whether changes to the mortgage interest deduction (MID) would be part of the mix. Source: Web: www.realtor.org