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It’s not far, if you know the way

It’s not far, if you know the way

“It’s not far, if you know the way.” What this expression implies is that you could have a long way...

Sale of Home by Surviving Spouse

Sale of Home by Surviving Spouse

Special consideration is made by IRS for the sale of a jointly-owned principal residence after the death of a spouse....

Rental Real Estate is Preferred Choice

Rental Real Estate is Preferred Choice

Real estate is the overwhelming preferred choice by Americans as identified in a recent survey. With the Dow Jones industrial...

When the rate goes up

When the rate goes up

It’s not “if” the rate goes up but “when” the rate goes up; it could make a big difference for...

Waiting to Buy…WHY?

Waiting to Buy…WHY?

Some people wait to buy a home until they have 20% down payment to avoid paying the mortgage insurance which...

Dust-Free Home

Dust-Free Home

Having a dust-free home isn’t difficult, but it takes a serious commitment and a housekeeping strategy that addresses the dust...

Getting to Value

Getting to Value

Fair market value is the price that real estate would sell for on the open market without any unusual forces...

Pay Off Your Mortgage?

Pay Off Your Mortgage?

Becoming debt free is as much a part of the American Dream as owning a home but there certainly can...

Two Negotiations

Two Negotiations

There are two negotiation periods in some home sales. The primary negotiation takes place when the contract is agreed upon...

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