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As reported by the LA Times, the brush fire raging in the rugged mountains of the Santa Clarita Valley grew by more than 10,000 acres on Sunday, scorching an estimated 37,000 acres by the late evening as the blaze … [Read more...] about New Business Restrictions: Santa Clarita Fire
Once you've found an apartment or home that's right for you, the next step before moving in will be signing a lease. But before you take the leap and sign on the dotted line, review these steps to present the strongest … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Know Before Signing a Rental Agreement
Buying a home you can barely afford can be a big mistake: nearly 1.3 million Americans had their homes foreclosed in 2006, at an average loss of $75,000. On the other hand, if you rent long-term you're missing the … [Read more...] about Additional Costs: The Truth Behind Home Ownership
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One of the most important lessons beginning drivers can learn is to adapt their driving to the day's weather conditions. In fact, a person who drives the same way in all types of weather is risking an accident. Of … [Read more...] about Driving in Bad Weather – Tips for New Drivers
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If you're getting ready to move to California, you've probably got a million things to worry about. We don't want to stress you out, but new car insurance needs to be right at the top of your to-do list. But in an … [Read more...] about Moving to California? Here’s What You Need to Know About Car Insurance
Car insurance is a requirement to drive in every single one of the 50 states but how many of us actually understand what we are paying for? A high number of complaints and issues involving insurance claims can be avoided … [Read more...] about How Do I Read a Car Insurance Policy?
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