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Nathan Pierce

Loan Officer

NMLS ID 12920

801-272-0600 nathan@advancedfunding.com

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Common Household Health Hazards

We don’t generally think of the place we live in as a component of our health, but it is. Every day, we breathe its air, interact with its materials and components, climb its stairs. If our homes aren’t up to code – literally and figuratively – it can pose a lot of serious risks to our health, in the short and long term. Whether it’s poor indoor air quality, toxic chemicals or risk of injury, there are dangers lurking in many of our homes that we may not even realize are there. These dangers can cause many problems, such as respiratory issues, developmental del...

February 9th, 2019 | Health and Wellness, Common Household Health Hazards

How Safe is Your Home?

While most people think of spring as the best time for a massive home cleaning spree, really any time of the year is a great time for cleaning, organizing and making sure your home is a safe place for you and your family. How safe is your house? Take a few moments to run through this safety checklist from the National Safety Council: Test your smoke alarms. It’s a good idea to change the batteries in your smoke detectors at least once a year. It’s recommended that smoke detectors be replaced every 10 years. Test your carbon monoxide detectors. Make sure your carbon monoxid...

June 5th, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, Health and Wellness, How Safe is Your Home?

Can Homeownership Make You Happy?

Did you know that numerous studies over many years show a link between owning a home and happiness and overall well-being? For example, a report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shows that homeowners generally have higher financial well-being than non-homeowners. In the CFPB’s report, homeowners have an average financial well-being score of 58. That’s higher than both renters (with an average of 49) and those who neither rent nor own (average of 50). The U.S. average financial well-being score is 54. You can read the entire report at this link. Research studies hav...

May 29th, 2018 | Lifestyle, Health and Wellness, Can Homeownership Make You Happy?

Fire Extinguisher - Must-Have for Every New Homeowner

Buying a home or know someone who is? You may want to add a fire extinguisher to your shopping list. Whether at home or at the office, they can be real lifesavers. Here are a few things you should know about this life-saving device: It should be tested by an independent testing laboratory. While shopping for a fire extinguisher, look for FM (Factory Mutual) or UL (Underwriters Laboratory). It can be heavy. The higher the rating number on an A or B fire extinguisher, the more fire it can extinguish. But higher-rated units are often heavier. If you’re buying a fir...

January 26th, 2018 | Homeowner Tips, Health and Wellness, Fire Extinguisher - Must-Have for Every New Homeowner