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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 ...

Mississippi Expert Tips

Renae Fulton Mississippi Tips Insider tips Renae Fulton, GRI Licensed Real Estate Agent First National Realty, Inc 901-871-7833 Cell 1-866-208-1737 Fax renaefulton.com 6515 Goodman Road Olive Branch, MS  38654 Office 662-895-0885   Considering a move to Mississippi? Take a look at Desoto county located in Northwest Mississippi just outside ...

Mississippi Tips

Renae Fulton  Insider Tips Renae Fulton, GRI Licensed Real Estate Agent First National Realty, Inc 901-871-7833 Cell 866-208-1737 Fax renaefulton.com 6515 Goodman Road Olive Branch, MS  38654 Office 662-895-0885 Tweet Mississippi Considering a move to Mississippi? Take a look at Desoto county located in Northwest Mississippi just outside ...

State Fire Marshal’s Office Cracks Down On Illegal Factory Built Home Installers

Mississippi RealEstateRama Website: http://mississippi.realestaterama.com In recent weeks inspectors from the Fire Code Enforcement/Factory Built Home Division of the Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) have filed charges against 11 individuals in eight counties for violating Mississippi law regarding the installation/transportation of ...

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

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’ ...

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