Tag Archives: Homeowner

Matt Olson

Mar 22 2017

3 Steps of the Home Loan Process


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Purchasing a home can be an intimidating and confusing process, but it doesn’t have to be. I want to give you a summary of the home buying process from application to closing…no matter where you’re applying for your loan. Watch …
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Jay Allpress

Mar 16 2017

Safety Tips for Spring Flooding


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For many in Iowa, spring is a much anticipated time of year. After being indoors all winter, we’re ready to get out and enjoy warmer temperatures and sunshine! Spring is also a time prone to extreme weather events and especially …
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Dave Haman

Feb 22 2017

Insurance Spotlight: Backed Up Sewers Can Cause Thousands In Damage


Insurance Spotlight Sewer Damage

In addition to health risks, a backed-up sewer can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home. While many home insurance policies do not automatically cover the damage associated with a backup, most can be modified to do so …
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Dave Haman

May 09 2016

Insurance Spotlight: Who Covers Living Expenses?


Insurance Living Expenses Coverage

If you are displaced from your home after a loss such as fire or windstorm, you will likely incur expenses that you wouldn’t have had if there had not been a loss. In addition to paying to live somewhere temporarily …
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Dave Haman

Apr 25 2016

What You Need To Know About Condo Insurance


Condo Insurance

When insuring your condominium unit, consider the following questions that could highlight important limitations in your insurance policy:

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Dave Haman

Apr 18 2016

Keep These Insurance Considerations in Mind For Home Improvement Projects


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Total home improvement products sales increased 4% to $303 billion in 2014, according to the Home Improvement Research Institute. The organization is optimistic Americans will continue flooding home improvement stores and seeking contractor services to embark on long put-off remodeling …
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Stephanie Schumacher

May 12 2014

21 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast


Tips to sell your home fast.

Are you in the process of selling your home? As a seller, you need to make sure your home stands out among the other available properties. Here are 21 helpful hints for marketing and selling your home as quickly as …
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Dave Haman

Apr 14 2014

Life Changes Often Require a Change of Insurance


Life Changes Often Require a Change in Insurance.

New marriage? New car? New house? All of the above? Major life changes mean you have new and possibly more insurance needs. If you are combining assets, or titling a home or auto under a new name or two names, …
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Matt Olson

Apr 07 2014

4 Inexpensive Ways to Stage Your Home


Inexpensive Ways to Stage Your Home

If you are in the process of selling your home here are a few inexpensive tips to help sell your home faster and increase its perceived value. Keep in mind your home is no longer about you and your tastes, …
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Dave Haman

Mar 31 2014

April Showers Bring May Flowers – and Soggy Basements


Flooding and Insurance

One of the most common claims at this time of year is water damage caused by the failure of a sump pump system. The damage arises from one of two areas: loss of power or mechanical problems. We often lose …
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