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Vacation Homes – 1039 Exchange

Vacation Homes – 1039 Exchange Many taxpayers own vacation homes that they’ve rented out and also used as their personal residences. Can one of these homes be traded for another vacation home in a tax-deferred Section 1031 exchange? According to the IRS, the answer is “yes” under the right circumstances. The IRS has even issued…

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Secret Consumer Scores - not credit scores

Debt Collection and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Debt Collection and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  Deborah Laemmerhirt  203-994-4297.  homesinconnecticutforsale.com. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has 5,000 reasons for reining in debt collection companies ? that’s how many consumer complaints the watchdog agency has gotten in the past five months from Americans having issues with debt collectors. Inaccurate debt records cause problems…

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Mortgage costs could rise in the upcoming year!

Closing Process on your New CT Home

Closing Procss on you New CT Home.  You’ve found the home of your dreams and secured financing for your purchase. The final step in the home buying process is called the “settlement” or “closing,” where the legal title to the property is transferred to you. Settlement practices vary from one locality to another. Settlements may…

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Holiday Gift Certificates and Returns

Holiday Gift Certificates and Returns.  Deborah Laemmerhirt  203-994-4297.  homesinconnecticutforsale.com. Did you get a gift certificate or have holiday return credits?  Use them for updating your home with green savings!  Save on you upcoming utility costs by investing your Holiday Gift Certificates and Returns in one of these items: 1. Black & Decker’s Thermal Leak Detector…

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Luxury Homes In Wilton CT

Ridgefield Luxury Estate Home

Ridgefield Luxury Estate Homes – Searching for a Estate or Luxury Home – Scroll Down… Looking for an Ridgefield Luxury Estate Home? Purchasing a luxury estate home is rewarding both personally and professionally. It secures a portion of your hard-earned assets while becoming your creativity extension. When you are ready to make this investment, you…

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How To Choose The Best Home For You

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or someone looking for your next home, choosing a new house is always a daunting task. After all, a home is usually one of the largest purchases people make. Many people start their search for a new house by creating a list of certain features that they can’t live without, but get lost…

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Hiring A Home Improvement Contractor

Home improvement projects tend to be ones that linger over time.  When your budget is tight, they get put on the back burner and aren’t seen as a necessity.  Because of this, there are a lot of contractors out there who are hungry for work; however, finding the right one for your project may be…

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Home Prices on the Increase!

Achieving your financial goals

Achieving your financial goals,  Deborah Laemmerhirt  203-994-4297,  www.HomesInConnectucutForSale.com To ensure you meet your financial goals, your investment plan must incorporate a reasonable rate of return for your investments over the long term. Consider the following when setting a long-term rate of return for your investments: Review historical rates of return. No one can predict future…

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Mortgage costs could rise in the upcoming year!

Mortgage costs could rise in the upcoming year!

Mortgage costs could rise in the upcoming year!  Deborah Laemmerhirt  203-994-4297,  www.HomesInConnecticutForSale.com Interest rates and other home loan costs could rise in the year ahead, making it more expensive to refinance your mortgage or purchase a new home in 2014, mortgage market experts say. Mortgage Bankers Association Chief Economist Jay Brinkmann predicts interest rates will…

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Home Renovations - are they for you?

Home Renovations – are they for you?

Home Renovations – are they for you? Before You Pick Up A Hammer, Check Out These Remodeling Tips While many factors influence the return you’ll get on a home improvement, these nine tips from the Appraisal Institute of Canada can steer you toward maximum value on your upgrades: Invest in modern updates in high-traffic areas.…

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