Take a closer look at the storm that new homeowners in California and Florida are facing as insurance companies deny writing insurance policies. Understand the vulnerabilities caused by this crisis, learn about the reasons driving policy denials, and explore actionable steps to protect yourself in the face of this insurance crisis. Thousands of people in […]
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Owning a home is more than just going through the process of buying a house. Once your purchase is complete, there are many things to consider during the time you own the home.
These include maintenance, home improvement, your home's value, equity, taxes, insurance, and other things you may not think of.
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To avoid buyer’s remorse, be sure to consider your future self when shopping for a home. Most new homebuyers don’t regret becoming homeowners. In fact, according to a survey by LendingTree, 80% of recent buyers who successfully overcame a challenging housing market say they’re glad they found their current homes.1 But that doesn’t mean newly-minted […]
Does your current home no longer serve your needs? If so, you may be torn between relocating to a new home or renovating your existing one. This can be a difficult choice, and there’s a lot to consider—including potential costs, long-term financial implications, and quality of life. A major remodel can be a major commitment. […]
Keeping a clean and orderly home is a challenge for many of us. Between busy work schedules, social obligations, and family commitments, it’s tough to keep up with daily chores—let alone larger seasonal tasks. The effort is worthwhile, however. A sanitary environment can keep you and your family healthier by minimizing your exposure to germs […]
The recent collapse of Silicon Valley and Signature banks sent shockwaves through the financial sector, causing a ripple effect through the economy. While the situation has been challenging, there’s also been a silver lining in real estate: Mortgage rates are down. Read on for a summary of the situation, as well as what it means […]
Over the past few years, many of us have spent extra time at home—and that means we appreciate the personal design touches that make a house cozy and comfortable more than ever. Some of us have adapted our dwellings in new ways, from creating functional home offices to upgrading the appliances we use most. But […]
The process of buying a new home can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But the journey doesn’t stop when you close on your property. On the contrary, you still have quite a bit to do before you can begin the process of settling into your new place. Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything in […]