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Most people who take out a loan to buy a home choose the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. It’s considered the gold standard. And yet, some want to see it go away.

Right now, the home insurance industry is experiencing what many refer to as a disruption because of the data smart devices can provide them.

First-time Home Buyers

There are a lot of different routes for first-time homebuyers to enter the housing market – and many of those roads are designed to help them traverse the sometimes craggily path toward homeownership.


Veterans are discovering that real estate investing, or house flipping, is a career path that is well matched with the skill sets they learned in the military.


These three questions will help you find out if your REALTOR® is armed with the knowledge you want behind you during the homebuying process.

Pet customizations are becoming a standard wish-list item for many prospective homeowners.


Advances in real estate technology are a big reason why homebuyers are getting comfortable making one of the most important decisions of their lives from a laptop.

The McMansion was considered the ultimate sign of affluence in the late 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s, before the crash of the housing market in 2008.

Know what your homeowners insurance covers if a trick-or-treater gets injured, or if your property gets damaged on Halloween.


Members of Congress ask for upgrades to schools, transportation, utilities, hospitals and more in areas that are part of or are close to military installations.