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Remodeling kitchen trends are creating stylish kitchens with cleaner lines, built-in dining, and pops of color, according to a recent article in RISMedia. Here are some recent trends in kitchens across the country. 1. Built-in dining areas. Eat-in kitchens are in high demand as more remodelers ar...
If you bought or refinanced your home in 2010, you may be so focused on your mortgage interest and property tax deductions that you forget all about your closing costs. Any origination fees or discount points that were paid to your mortgage lender at closing are tax deductible on your 2010 retur...
While the long-term housing outlook is beginning to look up, 2011 is projected to be the peak year for foreclosures during this market cycle. Distressed homeowners who are on the brink of a short sale, loan modification or foreclosure should be aware that normally, any mortgage balance that is wi...
Saturday, June 4th at 6137 Stanley Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608. New Construction. At $395k, great price at under $120psf. Come check it out.
Step #2 According to the Small Business Administration, the average home office deduction is $3,686 -- multiply that by your tax bracket -- 15%, 20%, 30% or whatever it is, and that's what you'll save on your taxes by writing off your home office. Know, though, that the space you designate as you...
Ask a roomful of homeowners what’s so great about owning versus renting, and you’ll hear them holler in unison: “the tax deductions!” And it’s true — homeowners who itemize their taxes are able to deduct 100% of their mortgage interest and property taxes from their income tax returns. That means ...
Realtor.org published a recent article outlining a new Fed program. If you have questions or need help, feel free to give me, Kelly Groth a call at 916-316-4000 or go to my website at www.grothhomes.com. I am a licensed Realtor working in the general Sacramento Valley. BofA Pilots Program to Lowe...
Here is a great article discussing Rent vs Homeownership. Sacramento ranks 6th in the nation for best place to buy on Trulia site. http://info.trulia.com/index.php?s=43&item=113
As Realtors, how are we suppose to explain the lending process in general terms to a client when the source of all truth, the Feds, cannot even make it sound anything but confusing? Read their latest post as proff. http://lowes.inman.com/inmaninf/lowes/news/135824