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    Home Run Financing Hits $10 Million in Home Improvement Project Financing in Less than 90 Days with New Loan Product, Home Run Loans

    Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 12:48 PM MDT|Updated: 32 minutes ago LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Home Run Financing announced today that their new unsecured home improvement loan product, Home Run Loans, has financed more than $10 million in home improvement projects since the product was launched in July 2021. Home Run Financing currently operates in California, Kansas, Missouri and Florida. Home Run Financing logo (PRNewsfoto/Home Run Financing) “Hitting this milestone so quickly is an indicator that home renovations is a sector where Americans continue to spend their money,” said  

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    $3,500 restitution ordered in home improvement fraud | Local News

    A Bledsoe County man received judicial diversion after pleading guilty to home improvement fraud but as part of that diversion, is to pay $3,500 restitution to the victim. That case was one of dozens appearing on the probation violation docket of Oct. 1. The guilty plea is being set aside, under terms of diversion, and if probation conditions are successfully met, the defendant will be able to petition the court to have the charge removed from his permanent record. If Isaac Houston Butler, Cedar Rd., Pikeville, does not successfully complete terms of diversion, he could be required to serve two  

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    Some consumers to spend more post-pandemic, including on home improvements, survey finds

    article More than a quarter of Americans who plan to increase their post-pandemic spending want to take on a home improvement project, according to a new survey. Here are some ways to pay for renovations. (iStock) The coronavirus pandemic has impacted how many Americans spend and invest their money, according to a survey of more than 2,000 consumers from Marcus by Goldman Sachs. While the majority of respondents said they’ll continue to spend the same, about 1 in 5 said they’ll spend more post-pandemic. Of them, more than a quarter (27%) said they plan to spend more money on  

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    Amazon Keeps Selling Out Of These 45 Home Improvement Products With Near-Perfect Reviews

    With a little planning and effort, you can give your home a modern update for less than a few hundred dollars. The trick is to find affordable products that are genuinely worth the price tag. But if you aren’t sure where to start? Don’t worry: All of the home improvement products you’ll find below not only have near-perfect reviews, but they’re so popular that many of them keep selling out. Take the privacy film I’ve chosen to include as an example. Not only is it available for less than $15, but so many reviewers even left comments about how it  

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    Boost value of your house with these renovations

    Tanisha A. Sykes For Todd and Lisa Miller, making major improvements to their 3,100-square-foot rambling ranch, built in the 1970s, is par for the course. “Over the years, we have refinanced twice and done a number of improvements,” says Todd, president and co-owner of Isaiah Industries Inc., a manufacturer of permanent roofing solutions. They also live frugally, so they saved and took some cash withdrawals from whole life insurance policies.  The Millers bought their “forever home” in Sidney, Ohio, in the 90s, and have completed several renovations, including a $125,000 master ensuite addition, a family room expansion, new stucco on  

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    Contractor gets probation for home improvement fraud | Local News

    BARRE, Vt. — A Woodstock man has been placed on probation for not finishing a job and taking thousands of dollars from a woman looking to remove lead paint from her building. Vincent E. Arbuiso, 45, pleaded no contest Wednesday in Washington County criminal court in Barre to a misdemeanor count of home improvement fraud. Arbuiso was given a sentence of 6 months to 2 years, all suspended, and placed on probation for two years. The charge had originally been a felony, but it was amended by the state per the plea agreement. James Pontbriand, who had been working as  

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    Lowe’s (LOW) earnings Q2 2021 beat projections

    Lowe’s shares soared Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings and raised its sales forecast, as its attempt to win business among home professionals gained traction and consumers looked to tackle bigger home projects. The home improvement retailer said it anticipates $92 billion in revenue this year, up from a prior forecast of $86 billion. Shares closed Wednesday up 9.59% to $199.73. Lowe’s has picked up sales over the past year as consumers bought new houses, renovated kitchens and took on do-it-yourself projects while stuck at home during the pandemic. As consumers get vaccinated and become more mobile again, however,  

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