6 Insurance Costs to Add to Your Budget Before Buying

Before you buy a new home, you need to calculate a new budget including your moving and closings costs, but your new home budget won’t be accurate until you’ve considered these potential insurance costs. Find out what insurance options are out there and why you might need them to avoid any unexpected outlays. 1. Homeowners’ ...

How Credit Reporting Changes will Affect You

The nation’s largest credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union are changing the way they handle errors and list unpaid medical bills. Credit reports are such a vital part of our lives and as the credit industry changes it will be helping millions of consumers across the country. One of the new changes is ...

Is Your Home Covered For Winter Weather Damage?

There are many health and safety dangers of sub-zero temperatures, blinding snowstorms and inconspicuous ice sheets, but winter weather can also be incredibly dangerous to your home. Heavy snow and ice can cause collapsed roofs, fallen trees and flooded basements. This causes major headaches for homeowners. Depending on your insurance policy, you could be liable.

Why Some Mortgages Are Cancelled Suddenly

After all the insane amounts of paperwork you’ve supplied with endless questions answered and hundreds of dollars spent on an appraisal and home inspection, your loan is finally approved. You’re beyond excited and get everything ready for moving day. But then you get a phone call from your lender telling you your loan is not ...