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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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How to Get a Refund on Your Water Bill If Your Faucet Leaks
real estate Many water municipalities will reimburse you for wasted water if you report and fix the problem.
Qualified Opportunity Zones With an Energy Boost
The energy sector, where investors can combine qualified opportunity fund perks with oil and gas direct investment tax benefits, is one of the more appealing and lesser-understood QOZ offerings available.
By Daniel Goodwin Published
What Is Redlining?
Redlining is a type of mortgage discrimination in which lenders deny loans based on a neighborhood's racial composition.
By Daniel Bortz Last updated
What Is Home Equity?
Your house is more than a place to hang your hat. It’s also a long-term investment.
By Donna LeValley Published
The NYC Commute Just Got More Expensive
The MTA raised the price of an NYC subway ride cost near the end of August.
By Alexandra Svokos Last updated
Mortgage Rates Jump to Highest Mark in More Than 21 Years
Latest mortgage rates data shows a tough landscape for prospective homebuyers – and sellers.
By Ben Demers Published
Three Asset Classes Delaware Statutory Trust Investors Should Avoid
While all real estate investing has its risks, student housing, senior care facilities and hospitality properties face extra challenges.
By Dwight Kay Published
REITs Unveiled: A Comprehensive Guide for Investors
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, are great for diversifying your portfolio and earning regular income. Explore their benefits and risks here.
By Kris Maksimovich, AIF®, CRPC®, CPFA®, CRC® Published
What Is an Earnest Money Deposit?
An earnest money deposit, paid before you close on a home, is meant to show the seller you're serious. How much is it, and can you lose it?
By Daniel Bortz Published
Should I Pay Off My Mortgage When I Retire?
retirement The answer for you depends on your interest rates and where you would pull the money from to do it. Here are some scenarios to help work it out.
By Evan T. Beach, CFP®, AWMA® Last updatedretirement