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Readers Agree – Document Your Home as a Disaster Precaution

Earlier this month, we suggested it was a good idea to document your belongings as a precaution to any kind of disaster. The response to our story was overwhelmingly positive.

Take Inventory of Your Belongings Before a Disaster Strikes

Documenting all of your belongings certainly may seem like an intimidating undertaking, but with the right assistance and resources it can be totally manageable.

Rise of the Disaster Investor

Do “disaster investors” help or hinder communities hit by events like hurricanes, tornados, floods or wildfires?

New Condo Rules Could Create More Affordable Housing

It’s been a long-time coming, but new loan policies for condominiums are finally coming to fruition which will create more housing affordability for Americans.

Cannabis Dispensaries Create Profits For Homeowners

In cities around the country, legal cannabis dispensaries are acting as a beacon – indicating that a neighborhood’s property values are, or soon will be, on the rise.

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Homebuyers Recognized In New Report

NAR has published a profile of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Home Buyers and Sellers for the first time in it’s history.

LOCAL NEWS

Voters Approve Property Tax Increase to Build New Schools in Madison, Alabama

Voters in both Madison and Triana approved a property tax hike to the millage rate of 12 mills by a whopping 71-29 margin.

New Listings in the greater Chattanooga Area Increase

New Listings increased 1.5 percent to 1,316. Pending Sales were up 16 percent to 1,039. Inventory levels shrank 12 percent to 2,793 units.

Peoria Group Offers Free Furnace Checks for Veterans

There are never enough ways to say “thank you” to veterans of the armed services, but the Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing is hoping it has found another way.

HOMES SALES IN BROWARD COUNTY CONTINUE TO RISE

High demand in this Florida county is creating a greater strain on the housing supply and home prices are trending upward.

Oregon Takes Steps to Improve Housing Availability

In August, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a variety of bills into law that are designed to fix the state’s housing crunch.

Homes for sale in Central Ohio decreasing again

After seven months of increased supply, central Ohio now has five months of year over year inventory decreases under its belt again this year.

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