The Ins and Outs of Setting a Price for Your Home

It’s a big decision with a lot of factors, but don’t worry — you have backup. Everything has value. Especially your home. And when it comes to selling your home, assigning a price to that value is complicated. You made memories there. You’ve got a major financial interest in the place, too. Buyers think ofContinue reading “The Ins and Outs of Setting a Price for Your Home”

Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible?

Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible Under the New Tax Law? Here’s the scoop on what’s tax deductible when buying a house. Are closing costs tax deductible? What about mortgage interest? Or property taxes? The answer is, maddeningly, “It depends.” Basically, you’ll want to itemize if you have deductions totaling more than the standard deduction, whichContinue reading “Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible?”

My First Attempt at an Online Real Estate Auction

The timer reached thirty minutes and the nerves began to set in. I was the highest bidder in an online foreclosure auction. It was my first ever attempt to purchase an investment property. Countless times in the past I’ve participated in auctions on properties for clients but never for myself. This time felt different. ItContinue reading “My First Attempt at an Online Real Estate Auction”