Michelle Honeyager


Michelle Honeyager is a BobVila.com contributor interested in green living, sustainability, health, and home finance. She has contributed to a number of consumer and industry trade outlets since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in professional writing from Mount Mary College in 2009. Connect with Michelle on LinkedIn or view her portfolio.

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Solved! What Is Renters Liability Insurance, and Do I Need It?

Q: I’m looking at buying a renters insurance policy, but I’m a little confused about the different types and what exactly they cover. What is renters liability insurance? Do I need to car...

Solved! When Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Q: I’ve heard that refinancing my mortgage can help me access better interest rates or allow me to change the terms of my mortgage. Since I first took out my mortgage, my financial health...

MAY 24, 2022 | TUESDAY
How to Refinance a Mortgage in 6 Simple Steps

Mortgage refinancing can help homeowners lower their monthly payments with a lower interest rate or pay off their mortgage faster with a shorter loan term. When it comes to refinancing, t...

MAY 24, 2022 | TUESDAY
How to Get a Loan for a Mobile Home in 5 Easy Steps

A new manufactured home cost an average of $76,400 for a single build in November 2021 and $139,900 for a double size in the same time period, according to the U. S. Census Bureau. For an...

MAY 24, 2022 | TUESDAY
Cash-Out Refinance vs. Home Equity Loan: What’s the Difference, and Which One Should You Choose?

When considering either a cash-out refinance or a home equity loan, homeowners may notice that the two types of loan have many similarities. Both give homeowners the ability to access the...

MAY 10, 2022 | TUESDAY
Solved! What Are the Advantages of a Home Equity Loan?

Q: I need some extra cash to make repairs on my home and pay off some debt, and I’ve heard a home equity loan may be a good option. What is a home equity loan, and how does it work? And w...

MAY 5, 2022 | THURSDAY
Solved! How Much Renters Insurance Do I Need?

Q: I am renting my first apartment, and my friends keep telling me that renters insurance is a good idea. I’m looking into policies but need more guidance. How much renters insurance do I...

Solved! Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Q: A friend just refinanced his mortgage and got a great deal with a lower monthly payment. I’m considering doing the same, but I’m a little unsure about what it entails. Should I refinan...

Solved! What Does Landlord Insurance Cover?

Q: I just bought my first rental property and am getting ready to list it for rent. I know I need a landlord insurance policy, but I’m a little uncertain about what kind of protection the...

Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Theft?

Q: A neighbor’s house was recently broken into and I’m a little concerned it might happen to me as well. If the worst were to happen and my house gets robbed, will I be covered by my home...