Last week’s scheduled economic reporting included readings on consumer prices, retail sales, and the University of Michigan’s preliminary Consumer Sentiment Index. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and jobless claims were also released.
Those who are taking out a loan for a home will probably be required by the lender to purchase home insurance. Even those who don’t need a loan will still need to make sure that they protect their property accordingly with a comprehensive home insurance policy.
Now is a great time to sell a home. Inventory is down to historic lows, according to recent reports, which means it’s a sellers’ market. Yes, many homeowners are reluctant to put their homes on the market for a variety of reasons. However, right now there are four big incentives for homeowners to sell, despite these objections.
Title insurance protects the owner of a home from any claim made against their property, whether or not they are responsible. These include unpaid mortgage balances on the home, an improper foreclosure or any form of real estate fraud perpetrated by the seller.
Even though not every home has a basement, those that do usually fall into one of three categories. The most common examples of basements include poured concrete, masonry block basement, and precast panels. What do homeowners need to know about the different types of bass that construction?