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Dec 3 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic turned 2020 into a year unlike any other. As the end of the year approaches, the virus poses challenges beyond just school and work. The new question is how to safely celebrate the upcoming holiday season and maintain the family traditions that mean so much to so many.  The good news is […]
Nov 12 2020
The impact of wildfires, floods and hurricanes in communities across the United States has been well-documented in recent years. The best available science indicates that water levels will continue to rise along our coasts, and extreme weather conditions will be an ongoing threat.   In addition, these climate trends are becoming an increasingly critical component of […]
Aug 11 2020
Mortgage applications can require you to provide sensitive financial information, including social security numbers, pay stubs, bank statements, and more. That’s why we at Open Mortgage take online security seriously and hope you’ll watch this video before applying for your home loan. Our CEO and founder, Scott Gordon, discusses how to protect yourself online. Some […]
Nov 1 2019

Cooler temperatures can add lots of little items to your to-do list: dropping the heavy comforters at the dry cleaners, taking an inventory of your baking supplies, and making sure your family has all the cold-weather gear they need to get through the winter.  There’s one more thing to add to your winter prep — […]

Oct 22 2019

While smart home technology can help homeowners improve efficiency, save money on energy bills, and see who’s at the front door, recent news reports have raised concerns about the security of high-tech security systems. These monitoring systems can be susceptible to hacking, and some users have fallen prey to the prying eyes and ears of […]

Sep 24 2019

The fall season is quickly approaching, and shifts in temperatures and weather patterns come along with it. Now is the time to weatherproof your home for a comfortable autumn and winter. Prepare to combat cold temperatures As things begin to cool down outdoors, it’s important to make sure your home will keep you warm. Ensure […]

Dec 6 2018

‘Tis the season of countless package deliveries, late-night holiday parties and family travels. While these all add cheer to our winter plans, they can also put our homes and belongings at risk.   In addition to taking some common sense steps to protect against bad actors [link to previous post], advances in technology have made […]