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  • Do You Know the Way?

    Fear of the unknown is common among all ages. Kids, at night, imagine monsters in their closets or under their beds and adults are unsure of what the future might bring. It may be…more

  • When It’s Important…Find the Facts

    Most parents don’t put a lot of credence in the statements “Everyone is doing it” and “No one does that anymore.” They’ll dig a little deeper and get the facts of the situation. Interestingly,…more

  • Your Real Estate Resource

    Being a better homeowner is a full-time job. It takes good information to make good decisions not only when you buy and sell but all the years you own a home. Think of times…more

  • Is a Home Equity Loan an Option?

    Here’s the scenario: you have a project and need to borrow some money, but you want to do it in the most economic manner. You’ve got a low rate on your existing first mortgage…more

  • Home Inventory

    Generally speaking, when you need an inventory of your personal belongings, it is too late to make one. Sure, you can reconstruct it but undoubtedly, you’ll forget things and that can cost you money…more

  • Standard or Itemized Deductions

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 increased the standard deduction to $24,000 for married couples. There will be some instances that homeowners may be better off taking the standard deduction than itemizing…more

  • Eliminate FHA Mortgage Insurance

    Mortgage insurance premium can add almost $200 to the payment on a $265,000 FHA mortgage. The decision to get an FHA loan may have been the lower down payment requirement or the lower credit…more

  • Year End Tax Newsletter

    One of the first steps in a good outcome is knowing a little bit about what you’re about to undertake. By being aware of some of the areas regarding homes that may not come…more

  • Your Real Estate Resource

    Being a better homeowner is a full-time job. It’s not just about making better decisions when you buy and sell; it’s making better decisions throughout the time you own the home. It takes good…more

  • More Comfortable, Convenient and Secure

    Smart home technology promises to make your home more comfortable, convenient and secure. It may not be the home from the Jetson’s but artificial intelligence is the hope to make it the home of…more