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Property Tax Information for Home Buyers

It’s important for all potential home buyers to include property taxes when budgeting how much they can afford to pay for a home. The amount…


How “modified carryover basis regime” affects property

The new modified carryover basis regime is something that property beneficiaries need to be aware of. In the past, beneficiaries of property received a “step-up…


How Your Home’s Value Affects Your Property Taxes

A key misconception that property owners have is that the purchase price (or market appraisal value) of a real property dictates the assessed value for…


The Property Appraisal and Taxation Process

The property appraisal process is similar from state to state; however, reassessment timeframes can vary. Some states reassess property every year, some states reassess even…


Property taxes

Property taxes are the primary source of revenue for local governments in the United States.The money collected from property taxes provides funds for fire protection,…


Tax Deductions for Mortgage Points

Many homebuyers and homeowners take advantage of the federal tax deduction for mortgage points.Mortgage points refer to certain charges that are paid to attain a…


Housing Tax Credits

First-time home buyers, repeat home buyers, and real estate investors are taking advantage of the dip in housing prices to purchase real estate at incredible…


Energy Star Products

Energy efficient products use less energy, helping you to save money, save the environment and lower your tax bill. The government encourages Americans to use energy…