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Wildfire Preparation

Wildfires can occur at any time throughout the year, but the potential is always higher during periods with little or no rainfall, which make brush, grass, and trees dry and burn more easily. For many areas, this occurs in summer through fall months, but many western states, such as California, have a year-round wildfire risk. High winds can also contribute to spreading the fire. The community may have a designated wildfire season when the risk is particularly high, so property owners should become familiar and take action well in advance.

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Storms on the Horizon: What to Do After the Storm

Every year, tornadoes and severe storms sweep across much of the nation. Mother Nature can’t be stopped, but there are steps that real estate investors can, and in some cases must take so that insurance coverage is not voided after a loss occurs. Investors should be reminded to heed these tips to prevent bad from turning into worse.

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Hurricane Preparation Tips

Though hurricanes often come with some warning, preparing properties and tenants well in advance is of the utmost importance. Natural disasters don’t wait on humans to be ready to respond. Being ready can help lessen the stress of an emergency situation. Heeding the tips below could save real estate investors thousands of dollars, and may even save a life.

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Rehabbing Safely

The construction phase is one of the riskiest times of a project for real estate investors. Make sure they know the makings of a safe jobsite!

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5 Signs Your Tree is in Trouble

It’s easy to take tree health for granted. However, costly problems can sneak up on investors if trees are not maintained. What signs indicate that trees may not be perfectly healthy? Here are five main ailments to look for.

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Preparing Investment Properties for Severe Spring and Summer Weather

The weather is warming up and now is great time to help your clients prepare for upcoming risks that come with spring and summer weather. It may be surprising how much advance planning is necessary. Thunderstorms, flooding and tornadoes are approaching, so how can you relay the importance of this preparedness to your investors and clients?

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5 Tips to Avoid a Fire Loss

One of the most severe losses investment properties could sustain is a fire. Here five key areas to “tame the flame” so your investor clients and their tenants don’t get burned – financially or physically.

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