Buying & Selling
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.
Before you buy your first home, make sure you've done your homework.
Cut down on clutter to appeal to potential home buyers. Learn how to declutter your home for sale with these 5 steps.
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.
Having a planned approach for how to downsize your home can help make the process less stressful.
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.
Owning a home can mean dealing with the unexpected. Knowing how the home insurance claim process works can help give you peace of mind.
Getting a homeowners quote can take only a few minutes when you have the correct information.
If your home isn’t insured to its estimated replacement cost, your homeowners policy may not cover the full cost to rebuild.
Help protect personal items that may have limited coverage amounts or no coverage under the homeowners, condo or renters insurance policy.
Join Stephanie Duchaine and Mandi Gubler at the CNET Smart Home as they explore two smart upgrades that can increase a home’s value.
Mandi Gubler joins Stephanie Duchaine at the CNET Smart Home to look at smart home tech that can help turn your new home into a smart home.
Smart alarm technology allows new, userfriendly ways to help protect your home. Learn about the benefits and potential issues of smart alarm systems.
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.