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Month: September 2017

Do You Know: The Tidewater Process

The VA has recently re-instated a circular on the The VA has recently reinstated a circular on their Tidewater Process. Here's a quick run down of the key pointsIt makes sense that VA would revisit this procedure with so many markets seeing rapid appreciation. Rapid appreciation is always a challenge for appraisers as the sales data runs slightly behind the information needed in a frenzied...
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Preventing Break-Ins

How to Keep Your Home Safe from ThievesIt’s been reported that in the US, break-ins happen every 14.6 seconds.  The average loss is just a little over $2,000.  So, if you have a $1,000 deductible on your homeowner’s insurance policy, only half of your loss would be covered.Here are some strategies for keeping your home safe from would-be thieves: Tear up cardboard boxes  There’s no bette...
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