Monthly Archives: February 2018

    • Fair Skies on Horizon

      Buyers who have been concerned about what might happen to the tax laws affecting home ownership should feel more comfortable about moving forward with their decision to purchase. The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act passed by Congress and signed by the Presi...
      Written by InTouch
    • Historical Perspective

      In 1968, mortgage rates were 8.5%. The next year, rates went down to 7%. Homeowners could buy a 15-20% larger home for the same payments if they could find someone to assume their mortgage. FHA and VA mortgages were very popular in certain price ran...
      Written by InTouch
    • The “Right” Agent and the “Right” Home

      Some buyers think that finding the right home is the critical part of the buying process and that is how they determine which agent to use. While it is important, there may be a broader skill set to consider when selecting your real estate professiona...
      Written by InTouch
    • Convincing Advantages with Standard Deduction

      The new tax law doubles the standard deduction and it is estimated that over 90% of taxpayers will elect to use it. However, even without considering tax benefits, homeownership has convincing advantages. Besides the personal and social reasons for ow...
      Written by InTouch

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