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What to Know Before You Buy Hazard Insurance vs. Home Insurance

Caitlin RuttenSeptember 14, 20210 comments
The home buying process is filled with twists, turns, and terms that don’t always make sense to buyers and sellers. We created a glossary of real esta...
How is Home Insurance Calculated20210806125756

How is Home Insurance Calculated

Caitlin RuttenAugust 6, 20210 comments
If you recently started the home buying process and are just waiting on closing day to arrive, your to-do list is likely pretty long by now. During th...
Save Money on Title Insurance: Five Ways to Benefit20210803112942

Save Money on Title Insurance: Five Ways to Benefit

Caitlin RuttenAugust 3, 20210 comments
How can you save money on title insurance? The idea of "title insurance" is something that always gets mentioned during the home buying process—but it...
Is a Home Title Lock Necessary?20210707132413

Is a Home Title Lock Necessary?

Caitlin RuttenJuly 7, 20210 comments
Your home's title is a very valuable document. While you won't see it until your mortgage is paid in full, your title should be kept safe and secure t...
What Is Real Estate Transaction Tax? Understanding Your Tax Obligations20210621170622

What Is Real Estate Transaction Tax? Understanding Your Tax Obligations

Caitlin RuttenJune 21, 20210 comments
A number of tax laws may apply to a real estate transaction. This isn't surprising, considering that a real estate purchase is the single biggest tran...
Does Home Insurance Cover Roof Leaks?20210614133823

Does Home Insurance Cover Roof Leaks?

Caitlin RuttenJune 14, 20210 comments
Home insurance is pretty important. In fact, it's usually required! That's because it offers a surefire way to pay for major home repairs. Of course, ...
Is Homeowners Insurance Required, and What Does It Cover?20210521132509

Is Homeowners Insurance Required, and What Does It Cover?

Caitlin RuttenMay 21, 20210 comments
Buying a house comes with some important requirements, from proof of income to money for closing costs. But is homeowners insurance required, or is th...
What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?20210420115931

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

Christina ChanApril 20, 20210 comments
Here’s the deal: Homeowners insurance covers your… If you’ve heard the acronym “CYA”, we’ll let you fill in the rest. Wh...
Home Insurance Shopping Tips: Four You Need to Know20210305152747

Home Insurance Shopping Tips: Four You Need to Know

Christina ChanMarch 5, 20212 comments
For so many of us buying a home, home insurance is yet another line to add to the (extremely costly) bill that comes with all the pleasures of homeown...