Mortgage Insurance

Can I Get Landlord Insurance for My Home If I Move Out?

Can I Get Landlord Insurance for My Home If I Move Out?
January 16, 2013 No Comments »

Just the other day we were asked if it’s OK to get landlord insurance for a home if you move out of it and wind up renting it to someone else. This particular individual was worried about doing so because ... Read More »

Why Is Insurance Required for a House?

September 8, 2011 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Why is insurance required for a house?” The good news is that insurance is not actually required for a home you own. I guess this is where we define that thin line between “owning” a home and living ... Read More »

Overcharged for Insurance?

August 29, 2011 No Comments »

Like it or not, insurance takes a good chunk out of just about everyone’s budget. But what’s worse is being “overcharged for your insurance.” Of course, the phrase “overcharged” implies price gouging of some kind, which probably isn’t the case ... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance

April 11, 2011 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “How to get rid of private insurance.” Private mortgage insurance was the greatest concept since sliced bread when you purchased your home because it allowed you to obtain a mortgage without putting down 20 percent. But by now ... Read More »

Top Mortgage Insurance Companies

September 2, 2010 2 Comments »

Last year, MGIC Investment Corp. was the top mortgage insurance company in the United States, with $1.32 billion in direct insurance premium written, per the III. The Milwaukee-based insurance company claimed a healthy 24.2% of total market share and nearly ... Read More »