Owning a Home

There can be real joy and satisfaction in owning a home, especially for first-time homeowners. In addition, there are both personal and financial benefits to owning a home, regardless of the type of home you purchase. These benefits include tax deductions, appreciation value, and the ability to enjoy your home in just about any manner you choose. However, all of these activities have a legal component to them as well. This section contains articles and resources covering a variety of legal issues related to owning a home, such as homeowners insurance, property taxes and deduction, homeowner safety, and home improvement.