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In-Law-Suite Not So Sweet

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Q: My in-laws moved out last summer to an assisted living facility. After they were gone, we renovated their two-bedroom apartment/in-law suite. Sometimes we rent it out on Airbnb since we live in a resort area. However, this past spring

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Is Your Florida Pool Safe?

In 2002, a little girl died before her mother’s eyes in a horrible and preventable accident. Virginia Graeme Baker died as a result of what is called “suction entrapment” in a family friend’s hot tub, held to the bottom by

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Is Mold Damage Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Mold is a big problem wherever you have a humid climate, and since we Floridians are surrounded on all three sides by water, occasionally have massive amounts of rainfall, and even tidal flooding with regular high tides, we have the

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Tips to Keeping Your South Florida Home Cool This Summer

Although having a reliable, strong central AC is a basic utility in most Florida homes, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent heat from building and making your air conditioning less effective. Here are a few tips

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Flipped House Hazard: How Much of a Problem is Polybutylene Plumbing?

House flipping was popular before the last recession, and this year is approaching pre-recession highs. However, while that “completely remodeled” house might look terrific and hit all of your I-Wanna spots, there can be hidden hazards that a simple inspection

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5 Things To Know Before Filing a Property Damage Claim

Sometimes things just don’t go your way. Nobody controls the weather, and likewise you have no way to control other people and their actions. So whether it’s the weather that’s out of control, that raging party that got out of

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Home Insurance in Florida: Options Open Up

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Owning and buying a home in Florida is changing for the better as we get into the new year. With the overall lack of severe tropical storms in the last few years—the Sun Sentinel reports that the state has gotten

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