How much does homeowners insurance cover for theft?

When a break-in occurs, home insurance can compensate you for financial losses. (iStock) A home break-in can be a stressful experience, both emotionally and financially if you’re the victim of…

Does homeowners insurance cover a tree falling on your house?

A homeowners policy will pay for damages when a tree lands on the roof. (iStock) Homeowners insurance policies protect consumers when a tree or another object falls on their home,…

This loan type is popular with homeowners — but it comes with a huge risk

A HELOC could be a risky choice for some homeowners. (iStock) If you’re one of many homeowners who need to supplement their monthly income with a little extra cash, a…

Covid-19’s Financial Toll Mounts as Homeowners Keep Postponing Mortgage Payments

Dance school owner Larvita McFarquhar says she is appalled at the lack of aid the stimulus bill will provide to small businesses and argues strict policies coming from politicians are…

COVID-19’s financial toll mounts as homeowners keep postponing mortgage payments

Barry Habib, founder of mortgage and bond platform MBS Highway, looks at the record-low mortgage rates and offers interest rate predictions for 2021. A promising sign of a bounce back…

Housing market stays tight as homeowners stay put

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Americans are holding on to their homes longer, and it is costing would-be home buyers. The length…

Don’t forget about homeowners insurance when buying a new house

Did you buy a house during the pandemic? Make sure it’s properly protected. (iStock) The entire economy ground to a halt last spring as coronavirus lockdowns shuttered businesses, closed offices and forced…

New homeowners find two-way mirror and video equipment wires hidden behind bathroom wall

Well, that’s unsettling. A new homeowner had some questions about an oddly placed mirror in the bathroom, so they decided to investigate. When they opened up the walls, they found…

Your homeowners insurance policy should include these 3 items, according to financial experts

Homeowners insurance is a vital part of safeguarding you and your home again any financial loss. But there are three add-ons to your basic insurance that ensure extra protection and…

5 smart New Year’s resolutions for homeowners

Last year, 28 percent of Americans made New Year’s resolutions. No doubt millions more will set goals for 2021. And while losing weight, exercising more and getting finances in control are some…