Do You Have Enough Insurance Coverage on Your Second Home?

Your primary home insurance provides financial security by insuring your house, possessions, and assets. Homeowners’ insurance for a second home does the same.

The primary distinction is that second homes typically have higher home insurance rates due to a higher risk of claims.

The same coverage is included in homeowner’s insurance for second homes as for your primary residence, but due to the higher risk of insurance claims, vacation homes are typically more expensive to insure.

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How to Handle Frustrations with Your Contractor

How to Handle Frustrations with Your Contractor

Renovating your home can be a stressful project even under the best of circumstances. Every decision you make seems important, especially knowing how it can add to or detract from your home’s value.

When you find yourself in conflict with the contractor — the person hired to keep your renovations moving along — the whole process can become a nightmare. As a homeowner, you must protect your interests and the investment you’ve made in your home.

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Early Spring Home Maintenance Checklist: 10 Things to Do 

Early Spring Home Maintenance Checklist: 10 Things to Do 
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Spring is just around the corner, and what better time to do a quick home checkup to make sure everything is in order? You’ll make your home look great, function better, and avoid any costly repairs down the road. Here’s a checklist of things to do around your property this spring:

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Create Your Own Push Notifications for Managing Your Home

Create Your Own Push Notifications About Managing Your Home

Consumers have a love hate relationship with push notifications they receive from the apps they install on their mobile phones. Some people really appreciate them if they are informative, timely, and useful. Others hate them because they are not relevant. But with most apps, you the user don’t control what push notifications get sent to you.

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Maintenance Cost Trends Over Multiple Years

Maintenance Cost Trends Over Multiple Years

A hidden expense to owning a home is the combination of preventative maintenance tasks and smaller fix it and repair tasks. These costs include buying replacement parts and materials where the homeowner does the installation work themselves or the cost to hire a service contractor to do the maintenance and repairs. When a contractor performs the work, the costs will include parts, materials, and labor.

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