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Property Taxes

How to Handle a Federal Tax Lien

A tax lien is a claim against property that the government uses to protect its interests in tax debt. The IRS will place a lien…


Property tax basics

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


Mortgage debt forgiveness relief FAQs

Due to the subprime mortgage crisis and the economic recession, millions of homeowners have found themselves struggling to make mortgage payments on properties that have…


Location matters when choosing a retirement home

When you retire, you may find that there are many options when it comes to choosing where to live out your golden years.Key factors in…


What is mortgage forgiveness?

The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 can help homeowners in foreclosure or short sale situationsThe current housing market is full of foreclosed homes and…


What are personal property taxes? | Video

What are personal property taxes? Do you know what determines the amount of property taxes that you'll pay? This term is often heard but it…


What the dreaded “Fiscal Cliff” means for you

Don't jump off the fiscal cliff ' learn about it!With everyone talking about the fiscal cliff these days, it’s easy to worry we might all…


State Property Taxes

If you're getting ready to buy a home, you must plan beyond the monthly mortgage payments ? there are also property taxes to consider. Property…