Tara Seboldt


Name: Tara Seboldt

Tara Seboldt is a freelance writer who has covered home finance and insurance topics for BobVila.com since August 2022. She’s worked as a financial freelance writer for 5 years. Before writing full time, Tara worked in the financial industry.

Expertise and Experience

Tara started her career as an in-house copywriter at a web design agency. She then moved into the financial planning space where she found a passion for helping people understand their money. In 2018, she became a full-time freelance writer specializing in personal finances and insurance. She and her husband have owned multiple homes, giving her firsthand experience in the process of buying and selling a house.

As a writer, Tara has extensive experience covering homeownership, including the buying process. She especially enjoys writing about first-time homeownership. Her past work helps both new and experienced home buyers secure the best mortgage for their next home. Tara’s work has also helped her become an expert in the area of home insurance. Her insurance-related articles make it easy for homeowners to understand how home insurance works and how to find the right mix of coverage and affordability.

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Solved! What Type of Insurance Does an RV Need?

Q: I just bought a used motorhome from its original owner and am planning to travel while working remotely. I’m a little concerned about the cost of repairs or where I’ll live if somethin...

MAY 31, 2023 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! What Is Vacation Liability RV Insurance?

Q: We’ve just bought a motorhome and plan to travel throughout the summer months. However, we’re not sure what type of insurance for travel trailers we need. What is vacation liability RV...

MAY 5, 2023 | FRIDAY
Solved! Does a Home Warranty Cover Water Heaters?

Q: At our real estate agent’s suggestion, we bought a home warranty when we purchased our home earlier this year. Today we woke up to a broken hot water heater and a basement full of wate...

APRIL 18, 2023 | TUESDAY
Solved! Does RV Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Q: I just bought an RV and am planning to travel in it full-time. While I’m excited to get on the road, I’m a little worried about what could happen if I’m in an accident that damages my ...

APRIL 14, 2023 | FRIDAY
Solved! What Does RV Insurance Cover?

Q: My husband and I plan to retire next year and want to travel the country in an RV. We know we probably need recreational vehicle insurance but aren’t sure if it works like homeowners i...

The Best Condo Insurance in California of 2023

As a type of homeowners insurance, California condo insurance helps condo owners in the Golden State protect themselves against expensive financial losses resulting from covered incidents...

MARCH 24, 2023 | FRIDAY
Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Fences?

Q: We just finished putting up a fence around our backyard and because we live on a busy street, we’re concerned about the cost of repairing it if it should get damaged. Does homeowners i...

MARCH 20, 2023 | MONDAY
The Best Homeowners Insurance in New York of 2023

Buying or owning a home in New York is no small expense, and homeowners will want to take steps to help protect their investment. It’s impossible for a homeowner to predict when or if the...

MARCH 17, 2023 | FRIDAY
Solved! I'm a Landlord — Do I Really Need Landlord Insurance?

Q: I just moved into a new home and want to start renting out my old house. I currently have a homeowners insurance policy. Will that still cover my house now that it’s a rental property,...

Solved! Does Renters Insurance Cover Earthquakes?

Q: I just moved to an area that sees a lot of earthquake activity. My landlord mentioned that a lot of their tenants buy earthquake insurance because regular renters insurance won’t cover...