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Make Sure Man’s Best Friend is Protected by Your Homeowner’s Policy

When we think of homeowners insurance policies, we think of protections in case of disaster, but there are other aspects of the policy which you should be aware of. One of these additional aspects is coverage for your pets. Equifax has a great article explaining how pets and homeowners insurance interact, titled “ Your Homeowners […]

GreenFiber Makes Builder Magazine Editor’s Pick List

GreenFiber, a company that produces insulation products with multiple environmental benefits, made Builder Magazine‘s 2012 Editor’s pick list. This company, which is headquartered in Charlotte, is one of the ten companies and products on the list. GreenFiber Insulation is environmentally-friendly insulation that is made for use in attics, floors and walls. Benefits of the product […]

Nine Carolina Cities Make Improving Markets List for April

Nine cities in North and South Carolina made the list of housing markets showing measurable improvement in April. Compiled by the National Association of Home Builders and First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), April’s list included 101 metropolitan areas across the nation. Seven North Carolina cities:  Burlington, Charlotte, Goldsboro, Greensboro, Greenville, Rocky Mount and Winston-Salem […]

Charlotte Ranks in Top 25 U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings

Charlotte was recently listed as one of 25 cities with the greatest number of energy efficient buildings that earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification in 2011. These buildings sprawl over a combined 25 million square feet, and are expected to save almost $15 million annually in energy costs and prevent greenhouse gas emissions […]

Lakefront North Carolina Home is Up To Par

So maybe your golf game is not quite up to par with Masters champion Bubba Watson, but your North Carolina home sure could be. Forbes recently reported that the newest Masters champion’s lakefront home in Lexington, N.C. is selling for $1.45 million. Watson’s home has been on the market since February, but his newfound notoriety […]