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Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible Under the New Tax Law?

By: Leanne Potts Published: December 21, 2018 Originally published at: https://members.houselogic.com/articles/are-closing-costs-tax-deductible/preview/ 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 […]

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Tax Deductions for Homeowners: How the New Tax Law Affects Mortgage Interest

By: Leanne Potts Published: December 21, 2018 @ https://members.houselogic.com/articles/tax-deductions-for-homeowners-have-changed/preview/ Tax changes for 2019 change the landscape for homeowners. Tax season is upon us once again, and to make it even more interesting this year, the tax code has changed — along with the rules about tax deductions for homeowners. The biggest change? Many homeowners […]

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10 First-time Homebuyer Mistakes

Owning a home has long been the quintessential symbol of achievement. Perhaps it has something to do with how owning property sometimes represents both the ultimate individual accomplishment and a person’s patriotic dedication to his or her country. However, even after you’ve scrimped and saved enough for a nice down […]

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5 Negotiating Tactics That Kill A Sale

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid: Lowball offers: […]

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I’d like my deposit back, please…

Asking for your deposit back You to your landlord: I’ve just purchased my dream home through Pahrump Valley Properties and I’ll be moving out at the end of my lease.  I’d like my deposit back, please… As steep as move-in prices can be, asking the person who is about to […]