Jeff Keleher

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jeff Keleher is the Home Finances Editor for Bob Vila, joining the team in May 2022. With a decade of professional writing experience, he has created heavily researched educational content for mortgage lenders, financial services firms, and insurance companies. As a homeowner himself, Jeff continually strives to simplify the complexity of home finances so consumers can make the best choices regarding these all-important decisions. When he’s not busy writing, he enjoys cooking, playing guitar, and taking on new DIY projects around his 130-year-old house. Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn.

Browse By Tag

  • (30)
  • (12)
  • (2)
  • (2)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
  • (1)
SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 | FRIDAY
Rocket Mortgage Review: A Digital Lender for Today’s Tech-Savvy Home Buyer

The mortgage industry can be a bit old-fashioned at times, slow to adjust to broader trends. Case in point: the almost glacial speed with which some lenders have embraced digital platform...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Home Warranties for Rental Properties of 2023

Owning rental property can be a great way to generate passive income and establish a successful long-term financial strategy. Maintaining that property, on the other hand, can get pretty ...

SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 | MONDAY
No Money? Here's How You Can Still Flip a House

Flipping houses can be a good way to make a lot of money in the right circumstances, but the barriers to entry are often significant. Successful house flippers need to be able to assess h...

SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 | MONDAY
The Best Home Warranties for Condos of 2023

Part of the appeal of owning a condo is knowing that the condo association often collectively shares the responsibility for keeping the building in good condition. Depending on how routin...

SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Pool Loans of 2022

Installing an inground or above-ground pool can be a great way to beat the heat during the dog days of summer, entertain guests, and relax after a long day of work. Building a pool is oft...

SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Solar Panel Loans of 2022

Many homeowners are intrigued by the idea of installing solar panels on their property. Not only can solar panels help lower utility bills by using solar energy in addition to—or instead ...

AUGUST 31, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Construction Loan Lenders of 2022

Finding the perfect home isn’t always easy, especially for home buyers with very particular tastes. After months of searching through listings and attending open houses, prospective buyer...

AUGUST 5, 2022 | FRIDAY
Lemonade Renters Insurance Review: An All-Digital Provider for a Phone-Shy Clientele

Tenants who rent an apartment or house can avoid some of the costs that come with homeownership, but one need they shouldn’t overlook is insurance. While landlords may have coverage of th...

AUGUST 4, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Mortgage Lenders of 2023

Buying a house is a huge financial decision that often involves hundreds of thousands of dollars. Many people would not be able to afford homeownership without the assistance of mortgage ...

JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Rental Property Insurance Companies of 2022

Owning a rental property can be very appealing due to the significant financial opportunities this kind of business venture presents. Rental properties offer recurring passive revenue, en...