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Selling Your Home Faster — and Maybe for More

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Selling a house is a major undertaking. Where do you begin? First you’ll need to establish a big-picture view of how to prepare it. This ideabook will help you do that, so you can get your home in shape to … Continue reading

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Housing Market Poised for Hot Summer of Sales

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There’s data showing that existing home sales are down as are housing starts. But here’s the deal, the freakishly cold winter is the cause for a lot of this. Here’s what else we know. Millions of current renters want to … Continue reading

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IRS announces Tax Season is open Jan 30th 2013

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The Internal Revenue Service announced its plans to open the 2013 filing season and begin processing individual income tax returns on Jan. 30 for 1040 filers.  See link below for more details. http://blog.taxbrain.com/irs-tax-news/irs-delays-electronic-filing-date-to-january-30/ The IRS estimates that remaining households will … Continue reading

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New Fiscal Cliff Tax Rules

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You have been reading about the generalities in the newspapers.  Now here are some of the Act’s main tax features in more detail: Individual Tax Rates All the individual marginal tax rates under EGTRRA and JGTRRA are retained (10%, 15%, … Continue reading

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WHY GOALS ARE BETTER THAN RESOLUTIONS

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You can start the New Year off on the right foot by setting your goals in advance.  Establishing goals may be more beneficial than setting resolutions. Try the following simple starters to make sure that each goal you set is … Continue reading

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MAKING REPAIRS? ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT FOR EVERY TOOLBOX

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A properly stocked toolbox is essential if you’re buying your first home or gearing up to take care of a few necessary repairs and renovations. The following are a few items you might need:  Power Drill:  There’s a reason the … Continue reading

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