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Mortgage Interest Deductions

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 12/30/16 6:00 PM

Tax time isn’t typically a time most of us look forward to, but as adults, we dutifully gather our documents and do the deed we’ve been called to do. If you’re a new homeowner, you could be looking at a new tax break in the form of a mortgage interest deduction.

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Topics: Homeowners, tax, deductible, taxes, deductions

Bad Homeowner Behaviors to Break

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 12/27/16 7:00 PM

We all have bad behaviors we’d rather not, but if you’re a homeowner, sometimes your bad behaviors can end up costing you money. And nobody wants that.

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Topics: Homeowners, Money, habits, new year, behavior

Tools of a Homeowner

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 9/29/16 7:30 PM

You may not be the handiest tool in the shed… but as a homeowner, you literally will need some tools in your shed.

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Topics: Home, Homeowners, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, homeownership, tools

Insurance Rate Raisers: Things to Avoid

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/25/16 7:30 PM

Insurance companies are a fickle friend – you need homeowners insurance for an endless number of reasons, but realtor.com warns of a few pitfalls that can result in hiked insurance rates or worse – policy cancellations.  Here are some things to avoid owning, or if you do own, be prepared to pay a higher premium:

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Topics: Homeowners, insurance, homeowners insurance

Homeownership: A Family Tradition

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/17/16 8:00 PM

Family tradition of homeownership can influence future generations of home owners, according to a study by Trulia.

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Topics: Home, Homeowners, Family, homeownership, trends

Emergency Tips for New Homeowners

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/15/16 7:00 PM

Home ownership is a cool new path many are pioneering these days, but it’s sometimes hard to know what you should prepare for, precisely. Here is a list compiled by Yahoo of a few things that will help you be ready to deal with the unexpected!

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Topics: Homeowners, Maintenance, Home Prep, tips, preparedness, homeownership, emergency, prepping, budget, budgeting

Condo Legislation Passes

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/21/16 5:30 PM

Last week the U.S. Senate passed legislation that’s headed for the President’s desk that will lower the FHA owner-occupancy requirements and change other FHA regulations. What does this mean in the long run?

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Topics: Homeowners, financing, homeownership, condo, condominium, legislation

Social Benefits of Homeownership

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/27/16 9:00 PM

So we all know that with homeownership, we are building equity and we can also exercise certain freedoms associated with homeownership not experienced by renters – the ability to paint and decorate as we please, and more! But there are also hidden benefits of homeownership.

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Topics: Homeowners, Buying, homeownership, benefits, social

Home Repair Costs

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/8/16 6:30 PM

Now that you’re officially a homeowner and your victory dance is done, you’re tasked with keeping your home in good shape.

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Topics: Rates, First Time Home Buyers, Home, Homeowners, Maintenance, Home Maintenance, repair

All About Homeowners Insurance

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 5/12/16 7:30 PM

Discounts and premiums, coverage and claims! A lot of consideration goes into settling on a homeowner’s insurance policy. You could be pondering a variety of homeowner’s insurance related issues…

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Topics: Homeowners, insurance, homeowners insurance, coverage, policy, house, premiums

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