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July 2019

Found 4 blog entries for July 2019.

How Do Property Taxes Work?Property taxes are designed to provide finances to the community the Leavenworth homeowner lives in. Schools, parks, and other shared spaces get the care and attention they deserve when the organizations have the full support of those who live in the neighborhood. But while property owners interests may be aligned with the end goals of property taxes, the fees are a significant enough expense that homeowners need to be prepared. Find out more about how property taxes are calculated, and how homeowners can plan ahead for them both now and in the future.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a certified tax expert before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Who Decides the Cost of Property Taxes?

While property taxes may

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Downsize a HomeSome find that it is no longer practical to own and maintain a larger Kearney home. There are many resources available for those looking to downsize. Understand how to start scaling down to live with less stress and expense today.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

How Much Time Do You Have?

Downsizing can be a more abrupt transition for those who must move quickly due to a job relocation or who have just closed on a smaller home. It helps to focus on a single room at a time when deciding what to toss, donate or keep. Those who do not need to move quickly can take their time with the process and may be able to find new homes for beloved

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What You Need to Know About Taxes and Mortgages For Your Vacation HomeThe majority of people who decide to purchase a vacation home are not aware that buying vacation property is different from buying a primary residence. Mortgage considerations and tax implications are different for vacation properties. Knowing the differences between these two types of purchases can help home buyers make good investment decisions. If you're thinking about buying a vacation home, here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Taxes

Taxes can get complicated for homeowners with second homes or vacation properties. Federal, state, and local laws all come into play for homeowners with a second property.

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How To Sell a Fixer-Upper FasterFor homeowners, selling a home can seem scary. There’s a lot of preparations that need to be done in order to make it appealing to buyers, and that means a lot of fixing and updating and making sure the furniture is arranged just so. But for many homeowners, it isn’t possible to fix up a home and make it perfect before selling. They may not have the time or the money, so they choose to sell the home as a fixer-upper and market to buyers who love DIY challenges. However, selling a fixer-upper isn’t quite as simple as writing “fixer-upper” on the sign and leaving it at that, so here are some strategies homeowners can use to help their fixer-upper home sell.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before

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