Rental Insurance—Not Just for Apartments

Rental insurance is often considered the right kind of insurance to have when you live in a multi-unit apartment building or complex—and that’s because it is. But multi-unit buildings that have residents, who all rent their individual apartments, just like you rent yours, are not the only appropriate places for rental insurance. In fact, there…

Picture Guide: Transforming A Room With Paint

Avoid bright colors, fluorescent and neon shades, or colors that are very dark. The hottest trends in paint colors are soft creams, taupes, and pale buttery yellow tones, in tasteful moderation of course.  The home pictured below may have gotten a little carried away on the yellow. Neutral colors have a universal appeal—both men and women give…

Is An Income Property Right For You?

The appeal of income properties and the potential for what may seem like easy money and early retirement have likely crossed the mind of anyone who has heard of this business venture. There is a lot more to consider before entering the income property game, however, than simply purchasing a property and watching the dollars roll in. Here are…

How To Find & Evaluate Your Credit Rating

Finding your credit rating can be an intimidating task, but for anyone hoping to purchase a home it is a necessary step. Your credit rating has a huge effect on the process of purchasing a home, from the types of lenders you will approach, to the type of loan you will get, to the interest rate you will…

Five Unusual Home Insurance Benefits

While you may be familiar with common home insurance coverage areas, there are probably some benefits of your policy that will surprise you. In the past, damage caused by meteors, mold or even murders have been covered by a standard home insurance policy. Below are five more interesting areas of coverage most likely included in…

Childproofing Your Home

When it comes to decorating your home, there’s a lot more to consider than simply coordinating your window treatments with your carpet. This is especially true if you have or are expecting children in the home, which presents a whole new concern for keeping them safe and sound. Take A Look Around When you take a quick glance…