Tips for Buying Your First Home

Tips for Buying Your First Home

If you’re looking to buy your first home there are a lot of things you should take into account, but also a lot of advantages available to you. Take a look at our guide to buying your first home for more information. Buying a home is an instance where you’re most going to hear the incredulous phrase “in this economy?” and that’s no surprise. Buying a home is difficult. The housing market demand is rising while supply is dropping, and a widening wealth gap is causing less people to be…

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Policyholders will pay 77 percent more in flood insurance rates, says study

Flood insurance rates - money in water

On the whole, the cost of coverage will rise sharply, but homeowners in poorer neighborhoods will pay less. A new QuoteWizard study showed that changes to US flood insurance rates will be rising by an average of about 77 percent across all policyholders. That said, homeowners living in less affluent neighborhoods will see a reduction in the amount they pay for their coverage. The study was conducted by the Lending Tree financial services provider’s QuoteWizard unit. To complete this study, the unit reviewed the price changes for the approximately 5…

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