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Use “Clearboard”, not Plywood to Board Up a Vacant House.

Posted By Cliff Tuttle | December 6, 2017

No. 1,366

Clearboard is better than plywood for securing an abandoned house.
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There is a growing trend among mortgage loan servicers who own vacant residential real estate through foreclosure to use a relatively new product called “Clearboard.”  It reduces the appearance of blight and does not advertise the fact that the house is vacant.  Here’s what the trade publication D S News tells the servicing industry.

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