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How Your Status as a New Homeowner Will Affect Your Taxes - 12/31/08 11:23 AM
Many new homeowners have the same question, "How will my status as a new homeowner affect my taxes?" and "What are some deductions I should be aware of?". Although I cannot provide specific directions on taxes, I can, however, tell you a few things you can deduct on your return to receive the full benefits of home ownership. For the 2008 tax year, homeowners who do not itemize will be able to deduct property taxes up to $500 for single taxpayers and $1,000 for married couples filing jointly. This can be deducted on top of standard deductions. Tax rules can be (1 comments)
Finding a Great Real Estate Professional - 12/24/08 07:52 PM
Because of today's real estate market, every homebuyer needs a real estate professional. However, finding a great agent will require a little research. Your real estate agent needs to be able to answer all your questions and be knowledgeable in the home buying and selling process. In your search for a great real estate professional, some good questions to ask the real estate agent are: · What kind of advertising will the agent do for the home? · What is the agents marketing strategy? · Can the agent present and still sell the less-noticeable assets of the property? · Is the (0 comments)
Edmond Oklahoma’s Holiday Celebrations - 12/18/08 09:47 AM
Winter holidays are a time when everyone comes together for celebrating, giving and helping others. This holiday season Edmond , Oklahoma will have many wonderful events for residents and visitors to enjoy. So bundle up and go have some fun. · Now - 31st - 2nd Annual First Lights: Come to the First Baptist Church at 33rd & Bryant for a nightly lighting ceremony. Starts at 6:00pm each evening. Free for all. · December 18th - 20th - Merry Memories: The UCO Music Theatre will be performing their annual jazzy holiday revue that will feature the tunes of yuletides past and (0 comments)
Make Your Guest Room Inviting - 12/11/08 10:31 AM
The holidays are just around the corner, and many of us are planning to invite guests into our homes. And, of us who are fortunate enough to have an extra room to offer our guests, we want them to feel as comfortable as possible during their stay. I have been thinking of some ways to make my own guest room comfortable, hospitable and inviting for my guests. So there's no better time than now to share some of my ideas. Comfort comes first and foremost. Start with clean bed linens. You may even want to consider adding extra pillows, blankets and (0 comments)
Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall - 12/04/08 12:24 PM
As many homeowners already know, owning a home can be a never ending job. As a homeowner myself, it seems like I finish one repair job just in time to start another. But over the years, I have also found that regular home maintenance goes a long way in repair prevention. Following a regular maintenance schedule will only take a short time and can be spread out over the fall months. And it will save you time and money in the end. Here are some tips I find helpful: · Change your furnace filter. If you have forced-air heat, it is (0 comments)
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