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Jun
2016
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Homeowner resources

4th of July BBQ dishes

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July 4: The day we celebrate our country’s independence by gathering with friends and family and showing off our superior skills on the grill, followed, of course, by watching an elaborate fireworks display. If you’re ready to get your grill on this Independence Day, we’ve compiled a star-spangled BBQ menu that’s sure to wow your …

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Jun
2016
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For buyers

Bike-friendly neighborhoods to get your wheels spinning

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Fresh air, elevated mood and weight control, not to mention increased strength, balance, flexibility and endurance and improved cardiovascular fitness… It’s no secret that biking can boast big-time benefits.   Not only is cycling a great form of aerobic exercise (it’s much gentler on the joints than climbing stairs or running!); it’s also a practical, …

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Jun
2016
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Homeowner resources

Father’s Day gifts for the home

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Father’s Day is fast approaching, and you’re on the hunt for the perfect present. You don’t want to give Dad another bottle of cologne or one more tie to add to his already-extensive collection. You want to wow him this year with an unexpected gift that clearly took some careful consideration. How about a present …

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Jun
2016
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Homeowner resources

Conserving water around the house

What do water and your money have in common? Simple: they’re both valuable resources worth protecting. For any homeowner, conserving one to save the other amounts to a surefire win-win. Check out these water-saving tips to give a boost to the environment and maybe even your pocket book!   Indoor conservation: Install WaterSense® labeled products …

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Jun
2016
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Insurance

Questions to ask when choosing an insurance agent

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You’ve contracted on a new home and now it’s time to choose an insurance agent. After all, you want to protect your investment in the event of theft or a natural disaster (e.g., flood, fire). Plus, most lenders require homeowners to maintain insurance as a condition of the loan. Following are some important questions to …

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