homeowners insurance

The added expense of homeowners insurance significantly increases your housing costs when you own your own home. From extra money for things like flood and fire insurance to sudden payment increases you don’t’ have cash flow to cover, insurance costs can easily exceed what you can afford. Debt.com has the latest advice and tips for keeping your homeowners insurance costs under control.

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Cheap Homes Are Selling, But People Who Need Them Can’t Afford Them

July 11, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Across the United States, low-income earners are spending nearly 23 percent of their income on mortgage payments. In some areas, Americans are spending more than 30 percent of their income.


Ask The Expert: Should I Buy A House Or Keep Renting?

May 11, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is “freaking out” over moving out. Does he have enough money?


4 Ways Your House Payment Could Unexpectedly Go Up

October 13, 2015 | Debt.com

The worst part: There’s only so much you can do about it.

You need to get flood insurance. Here's how.

How to stop flooding from wrecking your home and finances

March 17, 2015 | Lulu Ramadan

Melting snow and heavy rain mean your home is at risk of flooding. Here’s how to stay high and dry.