Careful when you change your address

Did you know the United States Post Office “highly” recommends online change of addresses? It used to be you could fill in a form sending it a change of address OR go online. Now a change of address packet isn’t in the Post Office Lobby – just a postcard detailing how to do it online. As with anything online, you do need to be careful, you could get tripped up by a mail-change scam. Last year the REALTOR® Association warned about a “Change of Address” scam. Rather than paying only $1.00 to the United States Postal Service to change an address online, there are online companies, which … [Read more...]

Did you turn on your lights?

WHOO HOO!! Time to Make Your MOVE to the Outer Banks!! You’re going to pack up all your things and move into your new home on the Outer Banks!! Grab some boxes and newspaper and start packing!! However, there are a few things you will want to do before moving day ….. Insurance If there is a moving company involved, make sure to get in writing of what is insured and what is not AND for how much!! You may find damage done by the movers is insured by weight and not actual item value. This may mean cents on the dollar instead of replacement value. Check your insurance – renters or homeowners … [Read more...]