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Owning a Home

Should I Make Any Home Improvements Before I Sell?

One common question home sellers ask is, "what should I do to get my home ready to sell?" This is a loaded question because the answer depends on their timeline, their budget, and the current market (sellers, neutral, or buyers). The answer for you will also depend on these factors. No matter how much money you have allocated to get your home read[...]

What Forbearance Means for You

Over 4 million Americans have put their loans into forbearance. Up until recently, there has been a lot of uncertainty about what it means when a borrower's loan goes into forbearance. Will there be a huge lump sum owed at the end of the forbearance period? Will it have an impact on credit? Will people be able to purchase or refinance in the future[...]

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – What it Means for Homeowners

Source: National Association of Realtors The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was finalized on December 20, 2017 and went into effect after December 31, 2017. So what does this mean for you, as a current or potential homeowner? We give a breakdown on important numbers for current and potential homeowners here: $750k = limit on mortgage interest deduction[...]

What The Republican Tax Bill Means For The Value Of Your Home

Source: Samantha Sharf at Forbes Trump's Tax Cuts & Jobs Act was released at the beginning of November (follow the live coverage about it on The Wall Street Journal's website). Three major components of this Reform that are relevant to buyers, sellers, and investors are: the mortgage interest deduction will go from $1million to $500k, a [...]