The Most Overlooked Homeowner Tax Breaks

Regardless of the current state of our economy and the housing market, buying a home is still a great investment. However, the resulting taxes that accompany owning a home can lead to confusion and uncertainty.

In most cases, you need to itemize your taxes in order to take advantage of all the tax breaks that accompany home ownership. This might seem overwhelming, but the benefits of completing this process make up for the inconvenience.

Homeowner Tax Breaks:

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE LISTINGS IN WESTLAKE VILLAGE/NORTH RANCH, CA – October, 2011

As a continuation of my new feature…..the “Most Expensive Listings in……….”  here is “The Most Expensive Listings in Westlake Village/North Ranch, CA,”  (91361 & 91362, which includes Westlake, Westlake Village, North Ranch and parts of Thousand Oaks), for October, 2011.  To  see the entire “Most Expensive Listings in……….” series click HERE.  For the details about each listing click on the pictures that follow.

The plan is to post a new list every few month.  This list will contain the 5 most expensive listing with a link to the details (just click on the picture of the property).  I need to make it clear that these are not necessarily my listings.  On the links, the listing agent will be referenced.

The 5 most expensive home listings in Westlake Village/North Ranch, CA, with pictures and details.

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE LISTINGS IN AGOURA HILLS/OAK PARK, CA – 10/11

This list of the 5 most expensive listings in Maui, HI contains a link to the details (just click on the picture of the property).  I need to make it clear that these are not necessarily my listings.  On the links, the listing agent will be referenced.

The 5 most expensive home listings in Maui, HI with pictures and details.

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE LISTINGS ON MAUI, HI – 09/11

This list of the 5 most expensive listings in Maui, HI contains a link to the details (just click on the picture of the property).  I need to make it clear that these are not necessarily my listings.  On the links, the listing agent will be referenced.

The 5 most expensive home listings in Maui, HI with pictures and details.

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QUALIFYING FOR A NEW MORTGAGE WHEN INCOME IS FREELANCE

Qualifying For A Mortgage When Income Is Freelance
After the financial market downturn in 2008, getting approved for a mortgage loan became even more difficult.  Combine that with the fledgling economy, which left many people turning to freelance work, and the challenges involved in qualifying for a home mortgage increase exponentially.  However, with a little extra work, home buyers using freelance work as proof of income still can qualify for a new loan.

Making sense of the story

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE LISTINGS IN BEVERY HILLS, CA – August, 2011

THE MOST EXPENSIVE LISTINGS IN BEVERY HILLS, CA

This list of the 5 most expensive listings in Beverly Hills contains a link to the details (just click on the picture of the property).  I need to make it clear that these are not necessarily my listings.  On the links, the listing agent will be referenced.

The 5 most expensive home listings in Beverly Hills, CA, with pictures and details.

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GOOGLE YOUR ADDRESS?

Google Your Address?

6 Reasons to Google Your Address

With virtually any type of information imaginable online, it makes sense to do regular internet searches for your home’s address. There are at least six compelling reasons it makes sense to do so, especially if it’s an address you’re thinking of renting, buying or selling. Smart homeowners would do well to search for their addresses, too, and here’s why:

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