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Pleasanton Weekly

Real Estate - August 31, 2012

Empty homes need additional insurance

Unoccupied, vacant homes considered higher risk, insurance agent says

by Jason Alderman

There are many reasons why someone might leave their home unoccupied for months at a time. Maybe you moved to another state and your old house is languishing on the market; or you can no longer afford your mortgage so you're working out a short sale and couch-surfing at your sister's house; or you struck it rich and are taking a six-month, around-the-world cruise.

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--Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs.

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