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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 ...

John Mazzara

John Mazzara Tips from the Trenches-Buying Successfully In Minnesota Insider tips CFP CLU CHFC MBA MS CMB CEBS Broker Associate-RE/ MAX Associates Plus Successfully Selling Twin Cities Real Estate-Since 1986 952-929-2577 johnmazzara@johnmazzara.com Web: www.MinneapolisStPaulHomes.com A buyer in Minnesota, and specifically the Twin Cities area-Minneapolis/St ...

Minnesota home sales rise, bucking nationwide trend

      While home sales across the country continue to fall, the housing market in Minnesota is showing some signs of momentum. Or at least stability.\   Read Article   Jim Buchta Jim Buchta is the Star Tribune’s residential real estate reporter, covering the Twin Cities housing market and its trends. jim.buchta@startribune.com  ...

Tips from the Trenches-Buying Successfully In Minnesota

  A buyer in Minnesota, and specifically the Twin Cities area-Minneapolis/St Paul, should consider visiting the board of Realtors site at http://www.mplsRealtor.com. On the tab regarding market activity, they will be able to click through and find out aggregated information that is compiled into city specific reports. For example, Minneapolis ...

Owners, Renters Agree: Owning a Home is a Smart Decision

  A substantial majority of both home owners and current renters agree that owning a home is a smart decision over the long term. That’s according to the results of a National Association of Realtors® survey of 3,793 adults conducted online by Harris Interactive.  Read Article