Archive for Insurance

Choose a Healthcare Plan that’s Right for You

Balancing and debating your options for healthcare plans can be almost as troubling as a sickness itself. You may be more drawn to a high-deductible plan that will allow for lower monthly premiums, but if you get sick, you’ll pay more out of pocket for your healthcare costs. When you’re choosing your healthcare plan, it’s [Read More]

June 17, 2015 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Insurance

Factors That Impact Homeowner’s Insurance Rates

Before you make an offer on a home, you should research your homeowners’ insurance costs on that specific home. Insurance costs can vary widely from home to home, based on location, age of the home, home size, condition and more. The Equifax Finance blog recently covered this topic in an article, “ What Factors Influence [Read More]

October 01, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Insurance

How Can a Good Credit Score Save You Money?

Having good credit can benefit you in a variety of ways, so it’s important to begin establishing your credit early. However, good credit doesn’t happen overnight. Your credit score is based on a combination of factors, including your creditworthy habits and behaviors, and how long you’ve been exhibiting them. One of the primary benefits of [Read More]

September 10, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Insurance, Mortgages

The Rising Costs of Homeowner’s Insurance

Given the drastic and severe weather that the majority of the country has seen over the past several years, most homeowners have likely felt the sting of rising insurance rates. Flood legislation has changed the flood zones, wildfires are springing up in increasingly drought-ridden areas and tornadoes are happening in more populated communities. However, severe [Read More]

August 07, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Insurance

Rental Home Insurance Questions Answered

Are you planning to make a move out of town or need to downsize and are unable to sell your current home? Or do you have a second home that you have considered renting out to bring in additional income? If so, renting out your Chicago home in today’s market can be a wise personal [Read More]

July 27, 2014 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Featured, Insurance

Seven Surprising Things your Insurance Policies Cover

Accidents happen. That’s why you have insurance. You’re probably familiar with the common calamities that are covered by standard policies. House catches fire? File a homeowners insurance claim. Get into a fender bender? Call your auto insurer. Visit the emergency room? Flash your health plan card. But what if your dog bites the mailman? A [Read More]

May 11, 2014 | Author: Chicago Tribune | Comments: Comments Off on Seven Surprising Things your Insurance Policies Cover | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Home and Garden AOI, Insurance

Forward Steps in Flood Insurance Program Provide More Stability for Homeowners

The House has just passed additional flood insurance legislation that will benefit homeowners and home buyers, as well as provide a boost to the home building and remodeling industry. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) commended this forward motion on the National Flood Insurance Program as a positive step by the government to help [Read More]

March 13, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Insurance