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Joseph Pettinella's blog

Sadly, These Were 2017's Most Popular Passwords

For the last seven years, security application company SplashData has attempted to shine a light on digital security by compiling a list of each year's most common passwords. Their information comes straight from the source: log-in information that had been stolen and publicly-released during the year. Despite constant warnings from security experts, the most popular passwords for 2017 remained depressingly bad. If you see any of your own passwords in the following list, please change them ASAP!

The Hudson Valley Wingfest Returns Jan. 27

Wing lovers: it's time to prepare for the impending return of the Hudson Valley Wingfest! Now in its 11th season, Wingfest promises to combine the area's best wings, cold beverages, and live music in one unforgettable event on January 27th!

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection

Almost all buyers today make their purchase offer contingent on a satisfactory home inspection. Having the inspection completed by a professional is recommended by most REALTORS® as a way to lessen the chances of unpleasant, budget-breaking surprises for the home buyer.

As the seller, what should you expect from the home inspection, and how can you prepare your home ahead of time to get the best result? In general, it's best to thoroughly review the major systems in your home: heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical, roofing, siding, and external water penetration.