Home rental: The walk-through and your security deposit
If you're renting a home or apartment, do a thorough inspection before moving in. This can protect you from damages and you're more likely to get your security deposit back.
Homeowner's insurance and living on a budget
When considering a homeowner's insurance policy, look for ways to slim down your budget without losing coverage.
Understanding the home buying process
Understanding the basics of home buying may help guide you through the process. Protective Life offers some valuable information about how it all works.
5 Things to do before you apply for a home loan
Ready to buy your first home or move to a new place? Here are some things to consider before applying for a home loan.
Buying versus renting a home: How do you decide?
Knowing the cost of renting versus buying a home is important to understand. There are misconceptions about housing affordability. Your decision should depend on your finances, priorities and goals.
Buying your first home: How to estimate closing costs
Closing costs can take you by surprise when buying a home. In order to be prepared save a little extra in your budget to combat those extra expenses.
Creating a budget for home repairs
Don’t let the cost of home repairs and maintenance surprise you. Budget for them with two simple approaches: the 1-4% rule or the $1/sq. ft. rule.