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Every single day, homeowners who are excited about lowering their rate have a tendency to ignore the refinancing costs because they’re being rolled back into the new mortgage. If the payment is lower than what they’re currently paying and there’s no money out of pocket, it seems like a good deal. Refinancing your home because
Some homeowners, who were not able to sell during the recession, chose to rent their homes instead. In some cases, they didn’t need to sell their home at the depressed prices and opted to rent it until the market recovered. It’s a valid strategy but there are time restrictions that could have serious tax implications
The Mortgage Interest Deduction is available to homeowners for up to $1,000,000 of acquisition debt on the combination of their first and second home. They can also deduct interest on up to an additional $100,000 of Home Equity debt. While Acquisition Debt is used to buy, build or improve a principal residence, the Home Equity
This video might as well apply for all upcoming school bonds! This won’t fix our failing schools and only continue to burden the producers that make this economic engine go around. VOTE NO! These bonds are sold as “for the children”, and “it is just a cup of coffee”! We are Taxed Enough Already!!! Thanks
As the market shifts from a buyer’s market, it’s good to know how to improve your chances to have the seller accept your offer. Once you decide on a home, don’t waste time; write an offer and submit it as soon as possible. Competing with another buyer happens more frequently than you’d expect. Multiple offers
On January 1 both the Senate and House passed H.R. 8, legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff.” The bill will be signed shortly by President Barack Obama. Below are a summary of real estate related provisions in the bill. Real Estate Tax Extenders Mortgage Cancellation Relief is extended for one year to January 1, 2014.
Most people have lots of things to save for but not always enough discretionary income after the family essentials have been met. A relatively small investment in a rental home can control a good home that will easily rent, generate positive cash flows and pay for itself. The borrowed funds create leverage that earn a
$275,000.00 / Private 18.48 acres in Dripping Springs near Austin TX MLS: 191223 Private, gated subdivision, with paved road to lot, 15 min. to Dripping Springs. Lot 14-A is arguably the nicest lot in the subdivision, with gorgeous oaks, western views, and over 1,800 ft. of wet weather Callahan Creek frontage, both sides of creek
There are two home series that KB offers in the Waterleaf Community. The Waterleaf community is USDA Eligible. The following brochures read MCKinney Heights but they are for Waterleaf as well. Classic Collection Heritage Collection The communty has a Homeowner’s Association with a fee of $400 a year, but this includes maintaining: Four-acre private community park includes swimming
I wanted to let everyone know that my dog and I built this business without government help! Obama can kiss my dog’s behind. Oh wait, he might eat her. Never mind! My name is Justin Padgett, and Lady and I approve this message! Justin
Why People Should Be Concerned About Smart Meters Over the past several years Smart Meter/Smart Grid technology has been deployed worldwide including in America. Literally tens of millions of meters and thousands of grids have been forced on the citizens of many countries by their utility providers without citizen input. This technology involves the replacement
The local church youth group made these dog houses! Great Video. Below are pictures of the scouts and the dog house build project they worked on. Black Dog Real Estate, Inc. was involved in the scouting project, and we are continuing our partnership with PALs and the scouts by helping sponsor the scouts in building
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Chapter 92 of the Texas Property codes addresses property code for rental properties. Landlords or property managers are fully responsible for understanding and complying this state code. There is a website dedicated to helping people understand the Texas property code better at http://texaspropertycode.org. Texas Property Code Chapter 92