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Corrupt Contractors: Avoiding Home Improvement Fraud

by RB Roberts

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Normally, as a home owner or home renter, you’ve got things you need to get done around your property. Perhaps, you want to replace the light fixture or build a full deck in your back yard. Let’s assume you’ve already selected the residential contractor and know it’s a $1200.00 project. Of course, he’s going to need some sort of down payment.
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Beware Disaster Related Fraud and Scams

by Robin Slade

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The Boston and Texas tragedies remind us that when disaster strikes, we are not always prepared to deal with the magnitude of the chaotic wake that follows such events in our communities … Continue Reading

Three Ways to Find a Good Contractor

by Tyler Bohlman

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You know, for as much as I talk about what makes a good contractor, and for the amount of information I give about how to make sure you contractor is a good one and won’t steal your money, I haven’t ever really mentioned how to find that contractor. I figure there are a couple ways of going about it… … Continue Reading

Three Ways to Find a Good Contractor

by Tyler Bohlman

contractor handshake

You know, for as much as I talk about what makes a good contractor, and for the amount of information I give about how to make sure you contractor is a good one and won’t steal your money, I haven’t ever really mentioned how to find that contractor. I figure there are a couple ways of going about it… … Continue Reading

Corrupt Contractors: Mobile Home Invasions

by RB Roberts

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According to the MobileHomeParkStore.com, Today, 8% of the American population lives in mobile homes. When we consider the as of late, the United States Census Bureau has our population at just above 315,000,000[1], then we’re roughly talking about numbers of people in excess of 25,000,000!

Although it would be a pip to research how many of these are owned as opposed to rented, perhaps, what’s most important is the fact that millions of our citizens actually are residents of so-called “manufactured homes. … Continue Reading

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