Getting the Mortgage Monkey Off Your Back

Getting the Mortgage Monkey Off Your Back

Only 34% of Americans own their homes free and clear. All other homeowners have a mortgage they’re chipping away at. If you have a mortgage, you may want to consider paying it off early. Before you begin, you should know… Some states allow lenders to implement...
Major Changes That May Affect Your 2018 Returns

Major Changes That May Affect Your 2018 Returns

I’m sure by now you’ve heard someone complain about their tax refund. Here are a few major changes to the federal tax code that may affect your 2018 returns. 7 Important Deductions Going Away Dependent and personal exemptions Interest on Home Equity loans not used to...
How to Protect Your Home During Extreme Cold Weather

How to Protect Your Home During Extreme Cold Weather

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the snowiest periods will be in mid-December, early January, and early February. After all the snow we received yesterday I wanted to provide you with some tips to help you protect your home during freezing weather, ice or snow. How...

When to Get Excited About the Housing Market

Real estate professionals get that consumers, by and large, ignore housing statistics and the market until they become involved in the purchase or sale of a home. It’s only natural then that what impacts the market is a bit of a mystery to many. What determines...
Choosing the Right Home

Choosing the Right Home

Looking for the right home can be a daunting process for first time buyers and seasoned vets alike. From the style of the house to the type of appliances, there are countless factors that can go into such a big purchase. The following short checklist outlines the most...