Buying & Selling
Before you buy your first home, make sure you've done your homework.
Better understand the history of major work and renovation for the home you plan to buy. OpenHouse helps you go beyond the paint and staging.
Buying a home is a big investment, but knowing what to expect can help you make sound financial decisions. Learn what typical closing fees may include.
Staging a home for sale can help make it seem more appealing, spacious and memorable.
This day-by-day guide and checklist can help you pare down and pack your possessions, so you can move as efficiently as possible.
If you're planning to move, consider the pros and cons of moving yourself vs hiring movers. Explore moving costs and other considerations.
Use our hiring a contractor tips as a guide to help you when selecting a contractor.
FORTIFIED homes are generally stronger than most state building codes require and can protect against severe weather.
Find out about which home improvement projects may have the highest return on investment (ROI).
While they often cost more than wood, composite materials can offer greater durability and less maintenance.
Water runoff may cause damage to your property. Learn how to help protect your property from water runoff.
Help protect the inside and outside of your home from winter weather damage.
What home renovations can change the amount of coverage you need? We cover six common scenarios that could affect your insurance, so you can plan ahead.
Here's an overview of what's typically included in a homeowners policy, as well as some other things to consider based on where you live and what you own.
What if you have an incident where you're not sure whether to file a claim? Here are three questions to help you determine what to do next.
Whether you’re in the market for your first home or you're a seasoned home buyer, make sure your home is covered. Here’s a helpful rundown of steps along the way to help you cover all the bases.
Now you can ask Home Central via Amazon Alexa for tips to help you maintain and protect your home. The Home Central skill is available on any Alexa enabled device.
Join us at the CNET Smart Home® to see how you can easily add motion alerts, smart locks and water sensors to keep both your child, and your home, safer.
No house sitter? Smart tech can help keep your house safer. See how the CNET Smart Home® helped this man control all of his smart home security tech with one simple command.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Get protection that can give you peace of mind when you're on the road.
Protect your home the way it protects you by choosing the property insurance coverage that meets your needs.
Renters insurance can help to cover more than your personal property. It can help to protect you from personal liability, so you can rest easy.