My First Rental Rehab: 5 Lessons Learned Along the Way

What you need to know before you take on your first home rehab.

A rental property can be a great way to generate income, but when a rental sits vacant, it can quickly drain your bank account. I recently lost my long-term tenants. As I walked through my empty rental, I realized it was a

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Arizona Spotlight: Insurance for Mobile and Modular Homes

What Arizona residents need to know before insuring their mobile homes.

In recent years, Arizona has been one of the fastest-growing states in the country. It’s a popular place for retirees and snowbirds (people who relocate to escape harsh winters). Many Arizona residents choose to live in manufactured and modular homes.

Regardless of the kind

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Ask Hippo: Does Homeowners Insurance Cover College Accommodations?

Sending your child off to school? Here’s where your home insurance policy can help.

Homeowners insurance policies protect the personal possessions in your home as well as the structure of the home itself. But what happens when you take your personal belongings out of your home? Are they still covered by your insurance plan?


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Can My Landlord Require Renters Insurance?

Can a landlord require you to have renters insurance? Should you have it regardless?

Yes, landlords can require renters insurance as a condition of leases in most states (Oklahoma is an exception). And they can ask tenants to have a minimum amount of insurance coverage. It’s a contractual issue and what a landlord says …

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