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Flood Insurance Primer: Is Coverage Right for You?

Until recently, many Middle Tennesseans though they’d never need protection from floods. Now they have many questions about how to get insurance and what it covers. Find out whether you need flood insurance, what is covered and what the flood risk is for your home or business.

Is Refinancing Right for You?

Refinancing is a hot topic since interest rates are still historically low. It can save on your mortgage costs and even improve your credit rating. The key is understanding if refinancing is right for you.

10 Ways to Save on Homeowners Insurance

When buying homeowners insurance, the cost will typically depend on the amount of coverage you need and how high your deductible is. Here are 10 things that could help reduce the cost of your premiums.

How Home Ownership Reduces Your Tax Burden

In addition to building wealth, home ownership helps reduce your tax burden. Your mortgage interest and real estate taxes are large expenses that almost anyone can deduct from their taxes.

Is Buying a Home in Foreclosure Right for You?

Buying a home from foreclosure can save you as much as 30 to 40 percent off the list price, but the rewards require some patience and risk taking.

Getting a Mortgage in a Tough Economy

Here are four steps to increase the likelihood that you will qualify for a mortgage.

Is a Second Home the Right Move?

The market for a second home is attractive, but it’s important to weigh whether it’s realistic to take on this major financial commitment.

Recovering Financially from Natural Disasters

While tornadoes and floods are more common in Tennessee, natural disasters like fires could damage your home or business. It’s best to be prepared for any kind of disaster.

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