Category Archives: Real Estate

Like-Kind Exchanges – Real Estate Tax Tips

The following article was published by the IRS. Like-kind exchanges — when you exchange real property used for business or held as an investment solely for other business or investment property that is the same type or “like-kind” — have … Continue reading

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A Summer Job in Sharing Economy May Affect Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. A college student wanting to do something other than wait tables. A teacher needing to make a little extra money. A family wanting to rent out their home while they’re on vacation. … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Renting Vs. Buying A House

Many people of all ages face this dilemma: you’re ready to move, but can’t decide if you should rent or buy. This isn’t a question that has a one-size-fits-all answer. In fact, the answer varies greatly depending on your finances … Continue reading

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15 Year vs. 30 Year Mortgage

Buying a home is one of the biggest life decisions you will ever make. Equally as important is the mortgage you select when making the purchase. There are many options available to potential buyers, including FHA, VA, Balloon, Conventional, USDA, … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Home Insurance

Buying a home is the biggest investment most people will ever make. It is also one of the biggest responsibilities many will ever have. Protecting this investment is critical, and this is where homeowners insurance comes in to play. Not … Continue reading

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House vs. Condo: Which One Is Right for You

For those who start out renting, the thought of purchasing a home usually occurs at some point down the line. After all, if you can have a a place to live and find a good investment, why not do both … Continue reading

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