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Insurance, maintenance, safety tips and more for your home

Common rental and landlord fraud schemes.

Rental and landlord scams are more common than you think. Read this article to help avoid rental scams.

Insurance issues to consider when hosting a house party.

Hosting a party? Put insurance on the invite list and make sure your home is covered.

Home Inventory:  How to Create One

A home inventory lists everything you own, with each item's value.

Renters

Generator safety tips for when you need a portable generator to provide temporary power to your home.

Purchasing renters insurance is a smart move.

Lightning protection can help you limit your risk of lightning damage.

Find out how to request a credit report on potential tenants.

Buying and Selling a Home

Give your home a quick staging makeover before it’s time to sell.

Consider all the options when making your choice.

Learn what related destruction is covered and what is not under typical policies.

A community garden offers a bouquet of benefits: Meet neighbors, beautify the area, grow your own food and more.


Home Insurance

If you live within 20 miles of a volcano, you'll want to know how your family can prepare for and respond to an eruption.

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

Use our rental property viewing checklist so you're organized and prepared when looking at rental listings.

Financial savings and life considerations may contribute to your to-dos for home buying.

Home Maintenance

Indoor air quality can be worse than outdoor. So learn what to do about air pollutants.

Excessive snow on the roof, attic condensation, and ice buildup can cause roof damage, water damage and personal injury.

Finding the right home is all about where you are in life.

Tips and tricks for the first-time homeowner.

Weather

A range of permanent and portable generators are available, so here's how to choose.

You may want to opt for personal liability or one of the other personal insurance options.

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

Is your shed, detached garage or swimming pool covered under your policy?


Prevention

Not sure what to put under the kitchen sink? Try these under sink organizer ideas.

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

Keep your home safe and secure. Home winterization tips for Snowbirds to help prevent damage and theft.

They may not necessarily be stylish, but safety glasses can be a real lifesaver. Pick out the right pair to keep your eyes safe.

Condo

Winterizing your home to protect against snow and freezing temps can help withstand the ups, downs of winter.

It's important to protect kids from extreme heat, so read these car safety pointers.

When to do it yourself and save money, and when you should hire a professional for home repairs.

If you live within 20 miles of a volcano, you'll want to know how your family can prepare for and respond to an eruption.


Manufactured Homes

Prevent your house from becoming a target with tips for security during vacation.

Putting off this task too long can be damaging, so follow these steps to clear gutters.

A few helpful things homeowners should keep in mind for home insurance reviews.

High temperatures, humidity, strong winds and hurricanes can really take a toll on homes in the South.

Home Calculators

Calculate Your Savings Plan for a Large Purchase

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

To Consolidate Debt, First Calculate the Loan You Need

It's easier to conquer debt when you streamline multiple payments into one place.

Fixed Rate Mortgage vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgage

Which type may be best for you?

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.

State Farm® is here with resources, tips, and advice to help you get the most out of owning a home

A Multiple Line Discount Can Save You Up to 22%

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