Do you have a fire extinguisher? If you don't, it's time to add it to your shopping list. Every homeowner should have one on each floor or area of their home and know how to use it.
Fire extinguishers are life savers. Make sure to purchase one... (Read More)
Homeowner and renter insurance plans are designed to protect you in the event of a disaster such as a fire. But with all the items in an average household, it's imperative that you document your belongings so that you can file an accurate and timely... (Read More)
Whether you're buying or refinancing, you have a number of choices. One of those is your loan term. While the overwhelming majority of home buyers and home owners elect to go with the 30-year mortgage, you may be wondering if a 15-year home loan... (Read More)
The right moving company can help make your move to a new home a success. But the wrong one? It could lead to a moving day disaster. Here are some ways to tell if you are hiring a reputable moving company:
—They come to your home, inventory... (Read More)
When buying a home, you have the option of selecting a fixed-rate home loan or one with an adjustable rate. ARMs are attractive to some home buyers today because the introductory rates — and monthly payments — often are lower than with... (Read More)
Are you house shopping with cat or dog in mind? You're not alone. According to a recent survey, one third of Millennials said one of the reasons they purchased a home was for their dog. Home buyers in other age groups, of course, are making home... (Read More)
Part of the moving process is changing your address so that all of your bank statements, bills, magazines and other mail goes to your new home. The quickest and easiest way to do that is to hop online and go to the U.S. Postal Service website... (Read More)
When financing a home, it's estimated that 80 percent of all home buyers elect to take out 30-year fixed-rate home loans. It's a popular option because of the low monthly payments.
Less popular are 15-year and 10-year fixed-rate home loans. The... (Read More)
You found a home your family loves. But you're not the only one who wants it. What's the best way to make an offer on a home that other buyers are vying for as well? Here are some ways to put your best foot forward:
Start off with your best... (Read More)