#2 in a Series: A Homeowners’ Guide to Taxes – Sell Your Home

Did You Sell Your Home After Making Improvements? Keeping track of the cost of capital improvements to your home can really pay off on your tax return when it comes time to sell. The tax break doesn’t come into play for everyone. Most home owners are exempted from paying taxes on the first $250,000 of […]

#1 in a Series: A Homeowner’s Guide to Taxes

First in a series of articles on don’t miss home tax breaks … from the mortgage interest deduction to energy tax credits, here are the tax tips you need…. Don’t-Miss Home Tax Breaks From the mortgage interest deduction to energy tax credits, here are the tax tips you need to get a jump on your […]

Home Values – 9 Surprising Things That Add Value

  A home’s value is dependent on many things. Here are nine factors you might not have thought about. 1. Surf Breaks Being within a mile of a surf break (a spot where surf-able waves happen) adds about $106,000 to a home’s value, according to surfonomics experts at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Reality […]