Income taxes can be filed using the standard deduction or itemized deductions. Most homeowners prefer itemized deductions to reduce their taxable income by what they’ve spent on mortgage interest, property taxes and more. It does take more time to gather all the paperwork needed to support itemized deductions and it’s usually worth it.
House values haven’t been a major topic during the 2012 campaign and no one really knows how this issue will influence voters. Everyone has been affected by the housing bust, some more than others. There are many homeowners trying to understand why me, did they do something wrong. For most of you, it was simply … Read More
Buying a new home from a builder is quite different than buying from a homeowner like yourself, so you’ll need a different midset and different negotiating rules. Start out by focusing on the benefits of buying a new house – multiple models to choose from, flooring to select, and colors to pick that will compliment your lifestyle. Then … Read More