The practical answer has little to do with mortgage rates or housing prices Housing market is tough to get into—prices are high, but interest rates are low, so how do you know if it’s the right time to buy? The practical answer has little to do with mortgage rates or housing prices and everything to do with[…]
One home suddenly exploded. Now there’s damage to dozens of others. So who picks up the tab? Home insurance to the rescue Minutes after a deafening explosion late Tuesday night, residents in Hickory Drive in Mississauga, Ont. ran from their homes. A home had unexpectedly exploded. Obliterating the tin-foil lined bungalow and catastrophically damaging two[…]
Lightning rarely destroys a home but the average insurance claim is US$4,324 It’s beautiful and alluring. It can also be devastating. According to the U.S.-based Insurance Institute, lightning strikes rarely destroy a home, but they can cause quite a bit of damage. In 2009, the average homeowner insurance claim damage, due to lightning was US$4,324.[…]
Think ‘smart’ when using your A/C and furnace MoneySense contributor, Bruce Sellery, offers some tips for saving money on your A/C bill—that will also help you save on your heating bill when fall and winter rolls around. Think smart thermostats.