After a disaster like a hurricane or tornado, homeowners are especially vulnerable to fraudulent or incompetent home repair contractors. See Post-Disaster Home Repair Fraud Common, Preventable.
Buying a vacation getaway? If your idea of a suitable vacation place is something more than a fishing shack... with indoor plumbing and a mortgage, better see our checklist of questions in Considering a Vacation House? Consider Carefully
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