Does the Housing Market Impact Homeowners Insurance?

in homeowners insurance, flood insurance, Virginia, home ownership, home inspections, waiving home inspection, should I waive home inspection, buying a house, home buying, house hunting, shopping for a new home in Virginia, Virginia laws, local homeowners insurance, local home insurance agents, housing market trends, virginia real estate market statistics Jul 2, 2021

When will Virginia's housing market cool down? Who knows. We're seeing and hearing all kinds of things buyers are doing to get the home they want! If you have FOMO and are still in the market for a new home in VA, there are a few things you should know that may impact your home insurance. The last thing you want to do is have major regrets with such a major life investment. 

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3 New Virginia Laws That Affect Drivers on July 1st

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, car insurance, impaired driving, ridesharing, driving safety, driving rules, cell phone driving laws, driving laws, Virginia laws, bicycle safety, DUI, what are the driving laws in Virginia?, marijuana use in a car in Virginia, new driving laws, share the road, legalizing cannabis Jun 29, 2021

This year is adding up to be a year of change for the commonwealth. From 2021 legislation regarding balloon releasing, voting rights, and gun control taking effect Thursday, July 1, a few new laws will affect Virginia motorists. To add to last year's new driving laws, drivers in the commonwealth will see definitions around the use of legalized cannabis in a car, changes in state auto insurance minimums, and driving with bicyclist's safety in...

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How to Review Your Home and Car Insurance | NNINS

in homeowners insurance, flood insurance, Virginia, coverage, car insurance, home insurance, home inventory, local agent, comprehensive coverage, save money, insurance awareness day, insurance policy Jun 28, 2021

There's a day for everything now, right?! June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day and we may a little bit bias, but this one is actually quite important. It was created to remind people to have an annual insurance check-up. Life in Virginia happens and things change, and those changes can have a real impact on you and your family. Big things like hurricanes, car accidents, and tornadoes. Your home insurance and car insurance can protect...

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The Dangers of Waiving a Home Inspection in Virginia

in home inspection checklist, home inspection cost, does FHA require a home inspection, home inspection tips, what home inspections look for, waiving home inspection, should I waive home inspection Jun 25, 2021

The Virginia post-pandemic real estate market has many buyers but few houses, thanks to historically low-interest rates. It's not only driving home prices up, but it's also creating a frenzied market of quick sales and crazy deals. Sellers are getting multiple offers above the asking price. Should you consider buying a house as is? There's now a new trend of foregoing a home inspection process to compete with other buyers. What better time to...

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How to Save On Gas in Virginia

in insider, driving, Virginia, travel, summer, vacation, road trip, checklist, travel delays, saving money, Ways to save money on gas, gas prices in Virginia, save money on gas Jun 10, 2021

Despite the end of the cyberattack on one of the largest fuel pipeline operators on the east coast, Colonial Pipeline, gas prices in Virginia remain stubbornly high. Virginians are joining other states, ready to get out of the house and start traveling again. The summer driving season is underway. Additionally, economic conditions are right for a growth in demand. What does it all mean?  Gas prices are about $1.11/gallon higher than this time...

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