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Buying a home can be a daunting task, no matter how many times you've done it before. Find tips and tricks to finding the perfect house in these articles.

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10 Notorious Instances of Foreclosure Fraud

The mortgage crisis has forced many homeowners into foreclosure, and this comes with an added risk: Con artists use a variety of fraud schemes that target the people and lenders involved in foreclosure. What are some examples of this fraud?


How do we rebuild communities in the wake of the foreclosure crisis?

 How do we rebuild communities in the wake of the foreclosure crisis?

How do we rebuild communities in the wake of the foreclosure crisis? Keep reading to learn how to rebuild communities during a foreclosure crisis. See more »

Homeowner's Policy: Are you sure you're insured?

 Homeowner's Policy: Are you sure you're insured?

Do you really know what you are doing when buying homeowners insurance? Test your knowledge of homeowners insurance with this quiz. See more »

Can my insurance company cancel my policy if I submit too many claims?

 Can my insurance company cancel my policy if I submit too many claims?

You've submitted several claims to your insurance company this year. Could your insurance company cancel your policy if you submit too many claims? See more »

How to Submit an Insurance Claim

 How to Submit an Insurance Claim

So, you've had some damage to your home and need to submit an insurance claim? We'll tell you exactly how to submit an insurance claim. See more »

How can I create a household inventory for insurance purposes?

 How can I create a household inventory for insurance purposes?

Keep meaning to create a home inventory for insurance? Don't wait until it's too late. Learn how to create a home inventory for insurance purposes. See more »

How Flood Insurance Works

 How Flood Insurance Works

Flood insurance is different from regular homeowners insurance. How can you be sure you're covered by flood insurance, just in case? See more »

5 Things Homeowners Insurance Won’t Cover

 5 Things Homeowners Insurance Won’t Cover

Think your homeowners insurance covers everything? Think again. Learn about five things homeowners insurance won't cover. See more »

10 Reasons to Buy Homeowners Insurance

 10 Reasons to Buy Homeowners Insurance

Paying for homeowners insurance may seem like money down the drain -- until you actually need it. Learn 10 reasons why you need homeowners insurance. See more »

Buying Homes on the Cheap: How Much Do You Know About Foreclosures?

 Buying Homes on the Cheap: How Much Do You Know About Foreclosures?

Take our quiz to see how much you know about foreclosures, real estate and the home-buying process! See more »

What do you mean they took the toilet?: How much do you know about foreclosed homes?

 What do you mean they took the toilet?: How much do you know about foreclosed homes?

Think you've got what it takes to buy a foreclosed home? Take this quiz to see if you're ready to purchase a foreclosed house. See more »