Owning Your Home


Hiring a Contractor

Ten important things to know and do before you hire a contractor.


10 Common Homeowner Complaints

Ten things every homeowner needs to watch out for.


Homestead Protection

A homestead protects some of the equity in your home. If you live in the home you own, you already have an automatic homestead exemption.


Refinancing Your Home

Things to consider before you refinance – Finding the right lender – Avoiding hidden costs.


Home Equity Line of Credit

A home equity credit line lets you use the equity in your home for personal use. Understand the benefits and risks.


Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages are for homeowners who are at least 62 years old, have equity, and want additional monthly income.


Using Your Home for Bail

If a person on bail does not appear in court, you can lose your house.