Do You Have High Enough Liability Coverage?

Homeowners insurance includes several components. One is liability coverage, which can cover accidental injuries or property damage. Insurance companies offer a wide range of liability coverage limits. You may need more coverage than you currently have to fully...

5 Big Myths About Your Homeowners Insurance Coverage

By John Voket Until it happens, most homeowners think of disasters as something that won’t happen to them. Disasters can be as minor as a tree branch falling and breaking a few windows, or as concentrated as a pinhole roof leak slowly dripping water into a...

Renter’s Insurance: Why You Need It

You may think having insurance for the roof over your head and the belongings underneath it is only necessary once you become a homeowner…or if you’re lucky enough to own some valuable antiques or expensive jewelry. But the reality it, all renters should have...

Tips for Avoiding Scams

Unfortunately, scammers continue to get more creative in their attempts to trick the general public into relinquishing funds and personal information for nefarious purposes. Here are some important best practices from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to help protect...

5 Steps to a Healthier Home

Believe it or not, being healthy at home isn’t just about what’s happening in your fridge. Sure, it’s a good starting point, but there are actually many ways to create a pro-health environment throughout your home. Here are five simple ways to start. Declutter the...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Know When It’s Time to Sell

Part of being a homeowner is dealing with the intermittent thought, “Hmm, maybe I should put my house on the market…” Obviously, deciding to sell your home is no small decision. In fact, it’s right up there with deciding to buy a home in the first place. Here...

6 Reasons Why You Should List Your Home During the Holidays

Traditional real estate wisdom may be telling you to hold off selling your home until after the holidays, but there are plenty of good reasons to list your home right now. Consider the following: People who are looking for a home during the holiday season are most...

Building a Home? Consider These Upgrades

If you’re in the processing of building a new home, your head is likely cluttered with details. Floor plans, materials, upgrades, oh my! In order to create an ideal space and maximize your home’s value, experts from Moen recommend asking yourself a few...

The First Steps for Your First Home

If you’re diving into homeownership for the first time, don’t panic. This is an exciting (albeit stressful) time, and there’s a lot to consider. To help, SunTrust offers the following tips when considering a first-time home purchase: Understand Your Initial...

Simple Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying a home is always exciting, if a bit overwhelming. But when you’re a first time buyer, the process can seem even more complicated. “The biggest hurdle for the housing market in the middle of 2017 is low inventory,” Senior CFP Board Ambassador Jill...

7 Things Every Homeowner Should Do Once a Year

When you bought your house, there were a million things you needed to do. Then real life set in, and those driveway pavers you always meant to replace are still staring you in the face. Stay on top of your home maintenance to-dos by making sure you tackle each of the...

How to Find Money around the House

By Maria Patterson Need to start adding some more money to your monthly credit column and reduce the amount in the debit column? If you take a good look around your house – and no, not under the sofa cushions – you can upturn money in several different...

What to Do before You Get Settled in Your New Home

By Mikkie Mills Buying a new house is an exciting adventure to embark on. Whether you are a newlywed just beginning your life with your significant other or a retiree looking to downsize, purchasing a new home is a time of new beginnings. Despite all of the...

Keep Your Home Safe Without Compromising Style

(Family Features)–Home accidents cause nearly 13 million injuries a year. Some simple updates to your home can help you avoid these accidents, as well as give your rooms a facelift. “People often think that home improvement projects mean a complete overhaul of a...