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4 Essential Tips to Reduce Your Property Taxes

Tweet Thankfully, one can always find ways to sort things out even if it seems to be a Herculean task. Many property owners believe that spending big bucks on property

Retirement Planning

Where do You Go Wrong in Retirement Planning?

You were told to start saving early in your life for retirement, and you did. But now in your mid-thirties, you feel you should have saved more, and spent less on clothes, movies and eating out.

Property Taxes

Trends in Property Tax Funding

Tax lien transfers have landed themselves in a bad place these days. The reason is that many people have either never heard of them, or if they have, they’ve only receive negative information on them.

Property Taxes

Pros & Cons of Property Tax Appeals

Due to plummeting home prices, many people are paying more property taxes than they should. Your local assessor’s office is happy to keep collecting taxes based on the prior assessed value of your home.

Property Taxes

How to Challenge Your Property Taxes

Tweet You can fight city hall and win. One problem with higher tax bills has everything to do with assessments. Your tax assessor may only review rates every few years

Home Buying

Time Running Out On Home Buyer’s Tax Credit

Tweet April 30, 2010 is a date circled in red on the calendars of some home shoppers. That is the last day when prospective home buyers can enter into an

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Surging Property Taxes Contribute To Timeshare Foreclosures

Tweet Owning a timeshare can offer some important benefits including allowing you to return to a favored vacation spot on a regular basis without worrying about hotel accommodations, unfamiliar surroundings,

Property Taxes

The Upside of Falling Home Prices

Tweet A general survey of the national housing market shows that foreclosures are up, home values are way down and sellers are taking a beating as listing prices plunge. We

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Property Values Plunge Yet Property Taxes Are Increasing

Tweet 2008 will go down as a year of contrasts. By late Spring gas prices began to surge eventually topping $4 per gallon by summer. Later in the fall, gas

Home Buying

Exercise Due Diligence When Buying A Home At Auction

Tweet Earlier this month SayEducate explored the growing trend where buyers are choosing foreclosed homes as one way to enter the housing market or to get a second home for

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The 4 Elements Of Your Mortgage Loan

Tweet Your home loan consists of four elements, two that you are probably aware of, and those are the principal and interest. Two additional elements, taxes and insurance, must also


High Property Taxes Are A R/E Nightmare

Tweet Forget for just a moment the current problem impacting the real estate market — sub-prime lending. Sure, lending to people who are a higher financial risk has led to

Property Taxes

You Can Challenge Your Property Taxes

Tweet Homeowners will often gripe about their taxes, but not too many people will actually do something about it. According to the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), more than 60% of

Home Financing

When To Cancel Private Mortgage Insurance

Tweet Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is a type of insurance required by lenders when you purchase a home with less than 20% down. If you cannot come up with enough

Home Buying Relocation

Home Buying 7-Step Plan, Step 5

Tweet Financing Your Home Prior to 2007, at least for the first several years of this decade, qualifying for a mortgage wasn’t nearly as difficult as it is today. Mortgage