One of the hundred decisions you have to make before you buy a home is whether want to live where there’s a homeowners association (HOA) That may be hard to do if you’ve never lived with an HOA’s rules and regulations before. Read about the pros and cons of an HOA before you commit to buying your new home.
Spring is the season for renewal, and for a lot of people, that means getting their homes in tip-top shape. Whether you’re looking to do a thorough clean or simply organize your stuff, we’ve got spring cleaning tips to make your work easier.
Sometimes our representatives ask if a homeowner has any other structures on their property, and the homeowner says they don’t. However, that’s seldom true. We think we can clear up this misunderstanding pretty easily so that people can get the right amount of home insurance.
Interest rates may be going up, but they're still lower than previous year. That combined low housing inventory is pushing demand up, making the competition for available homes fierce. Will that pattern continue? We looked at experts’ housing market predictions for 2022 to see what’s in store.
Historically, tornado season starts in March and lasts until June with states in Tornado Alley seeing the most activity. But scientists say the center of tornado activity actually appears to be more towards the south and east.
Your credit score can affect your home insurance rate, but how that works varies by where you live and who your insurer is. Gaining insight on this can help you improve what insurance companies call your credit-based insurance (CBI) score, leading to better rates.
Despite increasing climate risks, more than 220,000 people moved to Florida in 2021. Long story short? Human behavior is hard to change, and people are ultimately going to live in places that bring them joy. The real question is: how can we make them safer wherever they land?
Most of us probably care about the square footage of a house when we’re looking to buy because it tells us how much house (i.e., livable space) we’re actually getting. But square footage also impacts your tax assessments, home insurance, and even getting permits for renovations. Learn how to calculate your home's square footage.