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Jersey Shoreism Will Aid the Rebuilding of New Jersey’s Beach Communities

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The Jersey Shore (“The Beach” to locals) has undergone an evolution in its identity.  Since 2009, the polarizing TV show associated with it has given the coastal communities a caricature of their personas.  The shore has became one of those places that “is not like it used to be.”  I believe that in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, the people of New Jersey will want to recapture the memories of a person’s youth, or to create new ones for their family; creating an environment for local businesses to thrive.
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Beware of Con Artists Looking to Prey on Homeowners After Hurricane Sandy

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Although there are many people and companies available to help homeowners begin to repair or rebuild their damaged homes, there are unfortunately as many, if not more, out there looking to take advantage of homeowners in need.  Before you hire someone to work on your home, be sure to check their credentials first, even though you may be tempted to hire the first person that knocks on your door.

The first thing you should do is document all your damage using still pictures and video.  It is best to have the most accurate depiction of the damage, so taking detailed notes will help as well.  Next,   contact your insurance company or broker.  Understand what your policy covers, what your deductible is, and what the next steps towards repair should be.

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