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Tips for maintaining your home, apartment, and condo

No matter if you’re buying, selling or maintaining a home, apartment, or condo, State Farm® can help keep you on track with these tips.

Maintenance tips for your home

Summer Maintenance for Your Home

Summer Maintenance for Your Home

It may be vacation time, but it's also the right time for these home repairs and fixes.

7 Essential Autumn Home Maintenance Checks

7 Essential Autumn Home Maintenance Checks

From clearing gutters to checking heating systems, these steps will help you prepare.

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Look at these tips to save money on winter energy expenses and help winterize your home wherever you live.

Tips for buying and selling a home

Wise Planning for Selling Your Home

Wise Planning for Selling Your Home

If you're looking to sell, you'll want to read this before you start counting your capital gains.

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Which type may be best for you?

Secrets for Successful House Hunting: Start with a Plan

Secrets for Successful House Hunting: Start with a Plan

Before you begin the search to buy a home, spend time thinking through the issues.

Insurance tips for your home, apartment, or condo

What Is Homeowners Insurance and What Does It Cover?

What Is Homeowners Insurance and What Does It Cover?

After investing in your home it's important to have it insured properly. What are all the policy coverages, forms, and exclusions?

How do I know how much renters insurance to buy?

How do I know how much renters insurance to buy?

Tip to help choose accurate, appropriate limits for your personal property and liability coverage.

Home Inventory: How To Create One

Home Inventory: How To Create One

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

Tips For Renters

Renters Guide: Are You Ready to Rent?

Renters Guide: Are You Ready to Rent?

A guide to renting an apartment to help you understand what you and your landlord are responsible for.

Signing a Rental Lease: What You Need to Know

Signing a Rental Lease: What You Need to Know

Make sure you ask the right landlord-tenant questions before signing your lease and moving in.

What makes a good tenant? Keeping your rental property in tip-top shape.

What makes a good tenant? Keeping your rental property in tip-top shape.

Taking care of your rental might allow for rent negotiations and more favorable terms of the lease.

Tips for condo and unitower owners

Know What’s Covered With Condo Unit Owner’s Insurance

Know What’s Covered With Condo Unit Owner’s Insurance

Master policies and unit policies: get to know the condominium insurance types available.

How to Decide if Buying a Condo Is Right for You

How to Decide if Buying a Condo Is Right for You

Consider all the options when making your choice.

Home Inventory: How To Create One

Home Inventory: How To Create One

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

Tips Around Manufactured Homes

IBHS Issues Manufactured Home Safety Checklist

IBHS Issues Manufactured Home Safety Checklist

IBHS issued a manufactured home safety checklist. See how your home rates.

Beyond Trailers - Buying Modern Manufactured Homes

Beyond Trailers - Buying Modern Manufactured Homes

It's an affordable housing category with confusion about types. Learn them here.

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Safety tips to help your severe wind emergency planning.

Prevention tips

Causes and Prevention for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Causes and Prevention for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is poisonous to humans and animals. Learn the warning signs to prevent CO poisoning.

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Take steps toward Christmas tree safety, preventing candle fires, and fireplace safety.

Are Power Surges Damaging Your Electronics?

Are Power Surges Damaging Your Electronics?

An invisible culprit may be harming your devices. Learn how to protect your property.

Weather related articles

4 Keys to Staying Safe in a Hailstorm

4 Keys to Staying Safe in a Hailstorm

Hail can cause injury and damage your home and possessions. Here's how to prepare.

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Learn how to prevent costly water damage and the different water leak detection systems with automatic shutoff valves available on the market today.

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Ways to Stay Safe During a Severe Wind Event

Safety tips to help your severe wind emergency planning.

Calculators

Compare Home Equity Tax Savings with This Calculator

Compare Home Equity Tax Savings with This Calculator

Which gives better savings, a home equity loan or line of credit? Find out with this tool.

Are You Better Off Paying Down Debt or Investing?

Are You Better Off Paying Down Debt or Investing?

Pay off what you owe, or invest the money and let it grow? This online tool may help.

Calculate Your Savings Plan for a Large Purchase

Calculate Your Savings Plan for a Large Purchase

Decide the best payment scheme to reach your goal amount using this online tool.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.