Video: Flood Car Scams

Consumers need to watch out for flood car scams that are becoming increasingly common. Beware of used car deals that sound too good to be true because they are almost always a scam. Water damaged cars and trucks have "flooded” the market.Just … [Continue reading]

10 Tips to Avoid Buying a Flood-Damaged Car


Flood-Damaged Cars Flooding the Market According to the National Insurance Crimes Bureau (NICB), a “flood vehicle” is defined as a vehicle that has been completely or partially submerged in water to the extent that its body and mechanical component … [Continue reading]

Should you buy a former grow-op?


Does a lower price equal better value to buy a former grow-op house?On a quiet suburban street, a very ordinary-looking bungalow had been put up for sale. But with an asking price $310,900, it was far less expensive than surrounding real estate … [Continue reading]

20-Point Checklist for Home Inspections

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It happens far too often. You move into your dream home and discover problem after problem. Mildew and moisture here, hidden cracks and stains there. Sometimes house inspectors fail to find defects and  previous owners that fail to disclose them. … [Continue reading]