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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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Bob Timm

Realtor Oak Park Realty 1500 NW 4th Avenue Minot ND 58703 Office: 701-850-1400 Fax: 701-838-7573 Website: http://minothome.com This blog post is all about North Dakota. I grew up in the Red River Valley which boarders North Dakota on the East and for the last 15 years I have lived in Western North Dakota. I have traveled North Dakota extensively working ...

WHAT ABOUT NORTH DAKOTA?

Bob Timm Realtor Oak Park Realty 1500 Oak Park Center Minot ND 58703 Website: http://minothome.com Tweet WHAT ABOUT NORTH DAKOTA?   This blog post is all about North Dakota. I grew up in the Red River Valley which boarders North Dakota on the East and for the last 15 years I have lived in Western North Dakota. I have traveled North ...

Linda Bosch & Harry Bosch

Bosch Home Team Tips from BoschHomeTeam Insider tips Linda Bosch: Accredited Staging Professional Email: Linda@BoschHomeTeam.com Harry Bosch: Associate Broker Email: Harry@BoschHome.com Websit: www.BoschHomeTeam.com As I write this, I am embraced by the warmth of the February sun. This community is fortunate to celebrate all four seasons of ...

Remodeling Tips for your Home

G. M. Filisko Remodeling Tips for your Home Article G.M. Filisko is a freelance writer for REALTOR® magazine. Construction cost estimates are generated by HomeTech Information Systems of Bethesda, Md., which takes into account construction commodity data and labor cost information from a nationwide network of remodeling contractors. Read ...

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 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  

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