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Everything you need to know about renters insurance

TL;DR: If anything damages your personal property and you don’t have renters insurance, you’ve lost it for good.

How to be a good landlord

Being a good landlord requires a solid business plan, knowledge of local laws, smart budgeting, and realistic expectations.

6 tips for finding an apartment in a city you don’t live in yet

Renting a home without physically seeing it before you move in is not ideal, but it’s not impossible either. Here are six tips to make it less painful.

How to negotiate the sale price of your dream home

With the right team and a few intelligent strategies, that slightly over-budget property could be yours.

How to assess the earthquake risk of your home

Is your home located in an area with numerous fault lines? Are you situated in a dense locale with lots of people and buildings?

The basics of living in a risk zone

Experts offer tips on protecting your home from natural disasters

Rainwater harvesting is easy with the sleek ‘Raindrop’ barrel

The drop-shaped apparatus attaches to drainpipes, while an integrated watering can collects water directly from the pipe when it rains.

Palm Springs midcentury home full of glass walls asks $850K

It's located on a large corner lot with fantastic views out to Mount San Jacinto, the second highest mountain range in Southern California.

August Home refreshes smart lock range with three new products

This latest round of smart locks from August introduces "DoorSense," a feature that lets users make sure their door is truly locked properly.

Bay Area houseboat with smart home updates asks $1.3M

If you've ever had the itch to try out aquatic living—and have $1.3 million to spare—this property is looking pretty inviting in Sausalito.