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Jun 292018

Trouble Sleeping in Your New Home? Here are Some Remedies

Adjusting to your new home can take time, but here are 9 sleep remedies to consider If you’re experiencing trouble sleeping in your new home, then you need to check out this list of remedies from the experts. Sleep, or lack of it, is such an impor...

Jan 182018

The ABCs of Creating an Emergency Plan

The devastating mudslides caused by the recent fires made me think of creating an emergency plan for my family. How about you? I'm offering my own personal input to those of you considering – or not considering -- creating an emergency plan. Do yo...

Dec 202017

6 Steps to Protect Your Home from Wildfires

Anxiety continues to be high for residents of Santa Barbara County, where the Thomas wildfire continues to destroy the landscape Do you know how to protect your home from wildfires? If you like in Santa Barbara, you should! The New York Times warns...

Nov 102017

Do Santa Barbara Homeowners Need Flood Insurance?

Floods are the nation's most common and costly natural disaster and cause millions of dollars in damage every year In a previous blog, I shared that FEMA advises Califonia residents to purchase flood insurance. The question of flood insurance is a...

Jul 312017

Important Vacation Identity Theft Protection Tips

Identity theft happens to the best of us In a previous blog, I shared 10 tips to keep your home safe while on vacation, but this time I'm going to talk about preventing identity theft while you're away. Unfortunately, fraud happens, especially whe...

Jul 172017

Where Are You Going to View the Total Solar Eclipse?

Visually extinguishing the sun, a total solar eclipse is one of the most dramatic astronomical events seen by the naked eye. It generally only happens once or twice a generation, and the next one is coming on Monday, August 21. This is the first tota...

Jul 42017

10 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe While on Vacation

I just read an article in Realty Times that shares 10 tips to keep your home safe while on vacation. Before you leave for that week or month in paradise, make sure you take care of the following: Leave the lights on?- "There are differing opi...

Feb 212017

The World’s Most Luxurious Cookware

Can a set of pots and pans be sexy? Since the kitchen is the heart of the home, it's important to outfit yours with the most luxurious cookware available on the market today. But where do you start? I Googled the term "Luxurious Cookware" and this i...

Feb 172017

4 Ways to Show Your House Some Love

February is the month to show your love You have a one-of-a-kind relationship with your home so isn't it time to show your house some love? Luckily, the folks at Zillow have listed four ways to do just that! 1) Easy updates Whether or not you're p...

Jun 12016

Dog Owners: Don’t Get Bitten by a Homeowners Insurance Company

You love your dog, but don't expect your homeowners' insurance company to share the feeling. Some insurance companies will not insure homeowners who own certain breeds of dogs categorized as dangerous, such as pit bulls. Others decide on a case-by-ca...

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