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Home equity offers make a comeback, but be careful

[-- Read Time: 5 mins --] The comeback in home values means more people can tap into quick cash through home equity loans to pay for college, credit card debt and yes, even to redo the driveway. Jo and Bronce Click of Dearborn Heights, Mich., took out a $12,000 home...

5 ways home loans are becoming easier to get

[-- Read Time: 5 mins --] The easy credit that crashed the housing market led to lending standards so strict that Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke blamed them for hurting the recovery. In recent months, however, lenders have relaxed their grip somewhat as...

Is your home ready to weather a storm?

[-- Read Time: 2 mins --] As extreme weather becomes more common across the state, Fremont Insurance, a Michigan-based property and casualty insurance carrier, offers homeowners advice on how to make sure their homes are prepared to deal with storms. “Much of...