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26 March 2018
There are still a lot of popular mortgage interest deductions you can claim this April 15, before the sweeping changes to the nation's tax code adopted late last year take effect.
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6 March 2018
Will a rising stock market and changes to the tax code free up cash that will drive a rising home prices and an increase in home improvements?.
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15 January 2018
With the loss of the tax deduction for interest paid on home equity loans, such loans are less attractive than they used to be - so what are your options?.
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26 September 2016
Property taxes and homeowner's insurance are typically billed along with your monthly mortgage statements, so don't neglect to take them into account when determining how much home you can afford to buy.
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9 December 2015
Interest paid on home equity loans is tax-deductible, similar to a primary mortgage, but there are some special rules you need to be aware of.
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10 November 2015
A mortgage refinance[[sitetree_link,id=13]] isn't cheap or free, and the costs can sometimes outweigh the overall savings.Just determining if you'll break even with the costs isn't the whole picture, though.To really understand the numbers, you have to figure out how the taxes work.
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12 September 2015
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26 June 2015
Tiny houses show every sign of becoming the next big thing.Unfortunately, they also present some big challenges - such as how to obtain financing.
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24 April 2015
Solar energy has longed seemed to be one of those things that is forever in the realm of "someday." So many homeowners may be surprised to learn that "someday" is now - solar has definitely arrived, and it can save you some big money on your energy bills.
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27 March 2014
Timing can be key in many areas of life: Getting a job, a date on a Saturday night, or simply telling a joke.For homeowners, it can also play a role in getting the best price for their home when they decide to sell.
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13 January 2014
Should you buy a home or would you be better off renting? With the economy gradually improving, but mortgage rates and home prices still relatively low, it's a question many potential homebuyers are pondering.
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1 December 2012
Should you be worried that Congress will take away your mortgage interest deduction as part of the "fiscal cliff" negotiations now underway? For the great majority of homeowners, the answer is "no.".
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5 April 2011
All homeowners should be aware of these three tax tips well before the day that taxes are due.
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23 February 2011
With tax season coming up in just two months, learn exactly what the mortgage interest tax deduction is and why it benefits you.
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3 December 2010
Even before the Fiscal Commission voted on whether to approve its controversial deficit reduction plan, the mortgage and housing industries were gearing up in opposition to its proposed elimination of the mortgage interest deduction.
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9 September 2010
Nearly 60,000 individuals who purchased homes in 2009 could get a notice from the IRS improperly demanding that they repay their homebuyer tax credit, according to the Treasury Department.
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10 August 2010
Details of a new program designed to help underwater homeowners refinance into an FHA mortgage have been released by the U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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15 April 2010
A vacation home can be a great investment from both a financial and recreational standpoint.
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24 March 2010
With tax time approaching, the big mortgage-related issue this year is the homebuyer tax credits.But there are also a lot of other mortgage- and real-estate tax matters to be aware of as well.
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