The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to start hanging lights and planning your holiday shopping list. However, this time of year is also unfortunately known for theft and other perils, which we’ll uncover in this article. To ensure your holiday season goes off without a hitch, read the following article […] Read More

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Renting Your Home > Having the Proper Insurance Coverage In this series of posts, we have covered the basics of what it takes to rent your house, including the coinciding rules and tax implications of doing so. Renting your home is easier than ever with the popularity of home sharing applications, but making sure you […] Read More

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In a previous post, we discussed some of the main factors to consider before deciding to rent out your house, including the ground rules for doing so. While this new trend is making earning a little extra money more feasible, there are some tax implications to consider before putting your house on the temporary rental market. […] Read More

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In our previous article, we gave an overview of what you need to know about renting your home to short term visitors for profit. With Airbnb and similar companies allowing you to earn a chunk of change by renting out your own house, this trend has exploded in recent years. However, before cashing in your […] Read More

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If you’re looking to make some additional income, renting your home or a second property is a great place to start. With so many applications and sites dedicated to helping you book your home for a temporary rental, there’s no better time to jump on the bandwagon. However, before doing so, you’ll need to get […] Read More

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In our last post, we discussed how to determine how much house you can really afford. Now that you’ve chosen your home and are enjoying being a homeowner, it’s time to examine some of the biggest budget busters that homeowners face each year. Expenses such as property taxes and automobile registrations might only come around […] Read More

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Buying a house is a huge investment, and ownership requires much more than paying a mortgage each month. Before signing on the dotted line, house hunters should evaluate their lifestyles and future goals to get a realistic grasp on what they can afford. In addition to determining how much you can spend, what your monthly […] Read More

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Owning a beautiful home doesn’t mean you have to spend countless hours cleaning and maintaining it. In fact, these simple designs and organizational tips can keep your home looking great with little to no effort. In addition to protecting your investment with an Ann Arbor Home Insurance policy, consider these tips for low-maintenance both indoors […] Read More

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If you’ve recently made a home purchase that needs a little TLC, or if you’re ready to remodel and upgrade your existing home, finding the right contractor to guide you through the process is a critical step. While this tedious task always seems to raise concerns and cause stress for homeowners, this doesn’t have to […] Read More

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