Everything You Need to Know About Renting an Apartment

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Whether it’s your first time living away from home, you’re in a downsizing phase of life or somewhere in-between, moving into an apartment can be an exciting life change! There are all sorts of things to consider before you decide on a location, find an apartment and sign a lease. Here are a few considerations: Know What You Can Afford …

A Frank Talk About Renter’s Insurance

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Imagine, if you will, being cozy inside your apartment, and watching the news as an incredibly powerful monsoon storm moves in. Suddenly, a tree crashes down into the building roof and a wall buckles. Without warning, there’s water pouring in from everywhere, as pipes burst and the rain begins pelting down inside your home. You slip on the wet floor, …

January is a Month to Remember at P. B. Bell

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Passing the Torch On January 11, 2019, after 42 years of leadership, founder and chairman Philip Bell officially turned over the company reins to his son, Chapin Bell, the company’s president and chief executive. The transition was marked by a celebration at the Studio Movie Grill with P. B. Bell staff, plus friends, family and business associates. “My dad will …

Welcoming New Residents – Little Wows, Big Returns

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The decision to move triggers all sorts of emotions for people. Some love to move frequently; while others prefer the security of staying in one familiar place, but in reality, most people will fall somewhere in between. Where someone falls on the ‘to move or not to move’ scale doesn’t really matter though. Why? Because stress doesn’t discriminate. Virtually everyone …

Why More Millennials Are Choosing to Rent

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Once upon a time, homeownership was the central facet in the American Dream. Purchasing a home was also the single largest expense most people would undertake in their lifetime. In recent years, many younger people have been shifting away from traditional homeownership in favor of renting. Without a doubt, homeownership is in decline. According to a 2017 report by Pew …