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Monthly Archives: June 2023

    The Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Home

    By Carla Higgins | June 27, 2023

    Purchasing a home can feel like an overwhelming project, but the long-term advantages of homeownership make it a smart investment to secure your future where the benefits extend beyond simply having a place to live. Building equity is one of the most significant advantages of owning a home. As you make mortgage payments, your equity … Continue reading The Top 5 Benefits of Owning a Home → Read More

    Talking Points to Identify an Agent

    By Carla Higgins | June 20, 2023

    Having a list of talking points prepared before meeting with a real estate agent can be incredibly valuable in guiding the conversation and helping you make an informed decision about who will represent you in the sale of your home. Whether you’re a first-time seller or it has been a while since you last sold … Continue reading Talking Points to Identify an Agent → Read More

    Protect Your Belongings with a Home Inventory

    By Carla Higgins | June 13, 2023

    As a homeowner, you’ve likely invested a significant amount of time and money into furnishing and decorating your home with items that are important to you. Unfortunately, unexpected events like natural disasters or burglaries can result in the loss or damage of these belongings. That’s why it’s important to create a home inventory to document … Continue reading Protect Your Belongings with a Home Inventory → Read More

    Avoid Taxes by Keeping Track of Improvements

    By Carla Higgins | June 6, 2023

    Keeping track of capital improvements to your home can help you avoid taxes later down the road when you sell it. Some homeowners don’t even consider such a thing because they are aware of the capital gain exclusion of up to $500,000 for married homeowners and $250,000 for single filers. Possibly, the gain in a … Continue reading Avoid Taxes by Keeping Track of Improvements → Read More

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