When November arrives, it also that means your annual property tax bill should be available. Here is a short video from company President Nate Davis that you may find helpful. If you haven’t filed your homestead exemption yet, check out this article, which could save you money!
Waiving Escrows When you buy or refinance a home with a mortgage, most lenders will encourage you to escrow your tax bill and insurance premium with the mortgage payment. What’s important to know is that some escrow accounts are not required, while others are.
From now through the end of 2018, Florida Mortgage Firm can provide a free appraisal on a conventional mortgage loan. Check out this video for more information, and call us with any questions (813-707-6200).
TV shows about remodeling homes and flipping houses have given the public some false ideas about real estate. Let me start by saying that I own rentals, invest in real estate, and have flipped homes, so I’m not against these strategies. I simply want to explain how they vary for each person.
In the real estate business, it’s common to hear buyers contemplate about the best time to buy. “Now is a great time to buy since prices are low.”
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There are a lot of things to consider when buying a second home. For instance, will you use the home exclusively, or will you rent it out for tourist season? Did you know income-tax rules are different for second homes and rental income? Did you know some homeowners’ associations have rules prohibiting rentals? This leads […]
When tax time comes around, we get a ton of self-employed tax questions regarding how different scenarios impact getting approved for a loan. We wanted to summarize how the deduction for mileage is viewed through the eyes of lending. Please consult a tax professional with tax preparation questions. Automobiles used for business purposes have an […]