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2 Years After Sandy, Recovery Process Continues In Toms River

Approaching the second anniversary of Sandy the recovery process is far from complete for homeowners.

10/29/2014

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Gov. Christie: Scrap Realty Transfer Fees

Christie told a town hall crowd in Somerset Tuesday the fee the state assesses to homeowners after they sell a house is “awful” and should be scrapped.

04/15/2014

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City Council To Extend Gentrification Relief Deadline

City Council plans to extend a deadline for one of the programs that will give homeowners relief next year in the wake of Philadelphia’s new property assessments.

11/17/2013

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Trampoline Liabilities

What’s your legal liability if someone gets hurt on your trampoline?

09/26/2013

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Gov. Christie Urges Homeowners Recovering From Sandy To Beat Grant Deadline

There’s federal grant money available for New Jersey homeowners recovering from Superstorm Sandy, and Gov. Chris Christie wants to make sure it gets spent.

07/30/2013

Liabilities Outside Your Home

We know you can be sued for an accident that happens in your house. But what about outside your house?

06/26/2013

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Homeowners’ Policies Not Created Equal

What does your homeowners’ policy actually cover? You could be surprised.

06/11/2013

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NJ Property Tax Bills Rising, But More Slowly

New data released by the state shows New Jersey’s property tax rates have been rising more slowly since Chris Christie became governor.

05/15/2013

A Homeowner’s Rights In A Homeowner’s Association

What can and can’t a homeowner’s association tell you about the way you keep your own property?

09/12/2012

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3 On Your Side: Foreclosure Help Available On Tuesday

Are you having a difficult time paying your mortgage? While the economy is slowly improving, it’s not happening fast enough for those at risk of losing their homes.

06/18/2012

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City Council President Clarke Responds To Mayor Nutter’s Controversial Property Tax Plan

City Council President Darrell Clarke on Thursday delivered a shot across the bow to Mayor Nutter’s plan to overhaul property taxes.

05/03/2012

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3-On Your Side: $25 Billion Mortgage Settlement Helps Some Homeowners

A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation’s top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates countered that far too few people will benefit.

02/09/2012

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Assistance Available For Philadelphia Victims Of Tropical Storm Lee

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Philadelphia have been made eligible for federal assistance to help recover from the affects of Tropical Storm Lee, which inundated the area with rain and flood waters earlier this month.

09/25/2011

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3-On Your Side: New Fannie Mae Mortgage Help Center Opens

There’s some good news for homeowners who are facing financial hardships and struggling to meet their mortgage payments. A new mortgage help center opened today in our area.

05/04/2011

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3-On Your Side: Emergency Homeowners’ Loan

There may be some new hope for families who risk losing their homes to foreclosure. As CBS 3-On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, Pennsylvania is now accepting applications so that they can get financial assistance to stay in their houses.

04/08/2011

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