How to Secure Property for Foreclosure

With a foreclosure on your credit file, you may encounter difficulties obtaining a brand new rental lease agreement. Many homeowners choose to vacate the house before the foreclosure auction prior to the entrance hits the charge report. When you vacate a home now in foreclosure, many problems must be taken care of to secure the [...]

Why Do You Need Renter?

If your apartment is struck by fire, a windstorm or even a crashed plane, your landlord’s insurance must pay for damage to the building. To pay damage to your possessions, however, you’ll need renter’s insurance. Renter’s insurance also provides liability coverage if a person is hurt in your apartment and holds you responsible. Benefits Renter’s [...]

California Building Codes for Chimneys

A fireplace and chimney can add beauty and functionality to your house. But if you are planning to add a chimney or add it on your new-home layout, there are lots of components to consider in the design phase. The California Building Code has 20 subsections under Section 2113 Masonry Chimneys. The subsections handle everything [...]

Where to Get a HUD Loan

HUD homes typically offer you attractive down payments, simpler qualifications and minimum closing costs. Finding HUD homes is also fairly simple, thanks to online listings and traditional classified advertisements. These homes are residential properties that were foreclosed and were covered by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) [...]

Going Green Tips for Apartment Living

Though your apartment does not technically belong to youpersonally, there are still ways that you can make modifications to live greener. Going green does not have to mean adding permanent installations to your landscape or construction. Change your lifestyle instead of your arrangement and you can still have a beneficial impact on the environment. Banish [...]

Do It Yourself

According to RealtyTrac, one in 78 housing units in the nation obtained at least one foreclosure filing in the first half of 2010. In June 2010, 313,841 properties obtained either a default option, auction sale or bank repossession noticedown almost 7 percent from June 2009. California led the nation, with 340,740 housing units in the [...]