Tag Archives: House

Erie Insurance urges newly engaged couples to protect their rings and other valuables.

Five questions to ask before you tie the knot

(BPT) – “I’m so lucky I’m marrying my best friend,” is a phrase you often hear in wedding toasts. Now that you’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, make sure you protect each other by considering the bigger financial picture. According to Wedding Continue reading →

It’s Hard to Let Go of Parent’s House

DEAR HAMMER: About a year ago, I sold my mother’s home to a friend of my daughter’s. It is a well-built old farmhouse with a couple of acres and lots of history. My parents added all sorts of personal touches in and around the house, as my father loved woodworking. Continue reading →

Cheap Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

Question: I know home prices are dropping like a rock, but I’m still considering putting my cottage in Maine on the market. Is there anything I can do to keep its value up? Sign me — Ogonquit Snowbird, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Answer: The housing market has gotten pretty interesting in Continue reading →