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Virginia’s 15 Safest Cities from Severe Weather

The Old Dominion can handle its fair share of severe weather. In 2004, Virginia experienced high winds, flooding, and tornadoes resulting from six hurricanes – Hurricane Alex, Hurricane Charley, Hurricane Gaston, Hurricane Frances, Hurricane Ivan, and Hurricane Jeanne – that struck over a two-month period. (more…)

Georgia’s Safest Cities from Severe Weather

The state of Georgia is no stranger to severe weather, though the biggest event occurred in 1893. The Sea Islands Hurricane swept through Georgia with a storm surge of 16 feet in August that year, claiming the lives of as many as 2,000 people. Though 122 years have passed, the Sea Islands Hurricane still holds the crown for the worst natural disaster in the state. (more…)

Get to the Root of Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First-time homebuyers often face new challenges in the forms of bidding wars, tough housing markets, selecting a home insurance policy, and renovation projects, to name a few. However, one hurdle that often gets overlooked is landscaping. (more…)

Make a Homely Space Homey

The graduation caps have been flung into the air. For many recent grads, that means it’s time to find your first grownup job. Landing said job can often mean moving to a new city and securing an apartment of your own. (more…)

Are You Prepared for Disaster?

In the wake of the recent flooding that hit Oklahoma and Texas, homeowners should learn to be prepared for anything. How can you be ready for the unknown? (more…)