How to Save Money on Taxes in 2018
Tax talk can be pretty draining, especially since you haven't recovered much from the last deadline rush YET. But did you know that prepping up for the next one as early as now can help you save thousands of dollars before April 2018 arrives? ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on April 18, 2017 in Austin TX Investments
The Best (and Worst) Places to Try Your Hand at Real Estate Investing
Becoming a real estate investor is suddenly hot, thanks in part to those legions of HGTV-aholics inspired after binge-watching episodes of shows like “Fixer Upper” and “Flip or Flop.” But if they’re planning to ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on March 29, 2017 in Austin TX Investments
Tax Tactics That Only Rich People Know
Do you ever feel like the rich just keep getting richer? Well, allow us to let you in on a little secret: Part of the reason they keep on raking in dough is that they take advantage of real estate tax strategies that many ordinary ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on March 28, 2017 in Austin TX Investments
Tax Deduction Checklist: Things You Should Know
Who says paying taxes isn't fun? Well, it isn't, but it is our solemn duty to do our part, right? In any case, there are certain loopholes that make it legal for you to minimize the amount of tax you have to pay without getting in trouble with the ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on March 14, 2017 in Austin TX Investments
Money Moves that Can Affect Your Mortgage: Avoid at All Costs!
Sometimes, we easily let our guard down while waiting for closing. This is especially the case after going through the tedious process of getting pre-approved, finding that dream home, and having your offer accepted! But there is no reason to be lax ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on March 13, 2017 in Austin TX Investments
Home Insurance Types that Buyers Don't Really Need
While it is natural for homeowners to desire protecting their largest investment by purchasing as much home insurance as they can, there are some product types out there that simply aren't worth the purchase. Here are some insurance types that you ...
Posted by Grace Theriot on November 22, 2016 in Austin TX Investments
Learn How Low Interest Rates Can Increase Your Purchasing Power
According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.47%. Rates have remained at or below 3.5% each of the last 16 weeks, marking a historic ...
Posted by Ricky Cain on October 20, 2016 in Austin TX Investments
Why You Should Put Your Home in a Living Trust
Life is short. And while no one wants to focus on the end, forcing yourself to do so can ultimately makes things a bit easier for your loved ones—not just emotionally, but financially too. One way to deal with the latter concern is to ...
Posted by Ricky Cain on October 12, 2016 in Austin TX Investments