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The Ultimate Checklist for Choosing an Apartment

The Ultimate Checklist for Choosing an Apartment

When it comes to choosing an apartment, whether it's your first apartment or your fourth, you should always have an imaginary (or real) checklist with you to ensure you're getting exactly what you want. You don't want to sign a year-long lease for an apartment and...

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Why We’re a Proud Supporter of Homes for Our Troops

Why We’re a Proud Supporter of Homes for Our Troops

There are a number of non-profits dedicated to helping veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. All of their missions are similar, they seek to help veterans transition back to civilian life. The challenges are many; none greater than the challenges put in front of...

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Identity Theft: What Is It and How to Prevent It?

Identity Theft: What Is It and How to Prevent It?

What is Identity Theft Identity theft is when someone steals your personal identity information and uses it without your permission to commit fraud, for example, to make an unauthorized purchase or to take a loan out in your name. Person identity information includes...

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16 Ultimate Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

16 Ultimate Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

What are the questions to ask before signing a lease? In this article, we go into what you need to know: 1. How is the financial responsibility divided between 2 or more unrelated parties in the event one of the renters fails to pay their share of the rent, violates...

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Is Owning a Home Worth It? Some Financial Considerations

Is Owning a Home Worth It? Some Financial Considerations

Often, owning a home is not always the investment that the real estate industry leads consumers to believe it is. For example, in 2014 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Freddie Mac said the value of an average home increased 3.6% a year compounded annually over...

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How to Choose a Different Electric Energy Supplier

How to Choose a Different Electric Energy Supplier

Families are increasingly looking for ways to reduce their energy costs as a means to help the environment and lower expenses. No family would purchase a television, refrigerator, and/or other household appliance without first shopping for a combination of best price...

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Apartment Rental Insurance: Everything You Need To Know

Apartment Rental Insurance: Everything You Need To Know

So you are trying to figure out what renter's insurance is and whether you need it or not. Apartment Rental Insurance: Why Do I Need It? If you ever purchased a home, you almost certainly obtained a property insurance policy. Home insurance is a mandatory requirement...

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