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Hurricane Insurance Claims: 10 Things You Should Know
Becoming a Homeowner When making a claim on hurricane insurance, know what's covered, what isn’t, and how to make the most of your policy.
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Flood Insurance: What It Costs and Why You Need It
insurance The average cost of a policy is about $939 a year, but premiums vary depending on your property's flood risk.
Delaware Statutory Trust: The Landlord’s Exit Many CPAs Don’t Know Exists
Are capital gains taxes holding you back from selling your rental property? A Delaware statutory trust could be the answer you’re looking for.
By Mike Decker, NSSA® Published
The Hottest Housing Market Zip Codes of 2023
New housing market data reveals the ten zip codes where in-demand homes spend the fewest days on the market.
By Ben Demers Published
Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers
Here are the best cities for first-time homebuyers, according to a new study from Smart Asset. Texas nabs 5 spots.
By Seychelle Thomas Published
Zillow Says Home Values to Rise 6.5% Over Next Year
Home values have bottomed out, says Zillow, and home sales will decrease amid a tight market.
By Ellen Kennedy Published
How to Protect Your Home From Deed Theft
Scams You don’t need to pay a company to protect you from criminals who put their names on your home title. You can protect yourself for free with these steps.
By Patricia Mertz Esswein Last updatedScams
The Pros and Cons of Fixed-Rate Loans
real estate Consider these pluses and minuses before jumping into a loan you'll be paying for the next 15 to 30 years.
By Donna LeValley Last updatedreal estate
How to Make Your Home Safer as You Age
More people want to stay in their homes as they get older. But aging in place takes planning and renovations.
By Yvette C. Hammett Published
Are You Overlooking Your Financial Institution’s Resources?
Reaching your financial goals could be easier if you maximized the educational offerings as well as credit and debt counseling available through financial institutions.
By Kevin Brauer, MBA, CPA, CMA Published
Find Your Monthly Payment With This Mortgage Calculator
With our mortgage calculator, you can easily determine your monthly mortgage payment.
By Erin Bendig Last updated