Water Conservation in the Home …

“From time-to-time, I think we all need to re-evaluate what we can do to save more water. The experts are indicating that California is in a serious drought situation. I thought these tips might help.” – Lisa Ashkins From: Eartheasy.com The most effective way to save water is to upgrade to efficient fixtures. But there […]

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7 Tax Benefits of Owning a Home: A Complete Guide for Filing Now and Next Year

As with any financial matter, please consult with your tax professional to see what is right for you. What are the tax benefits of owning a home? Homeowners might be wondering this right around now as they prepare to file their taxes. Especially since thenew Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—the most substantial overhaul to the U.S. tax […]

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Borrowing Against 401(k) to Purchase a Home: Financial “Do”, or “Don’t”?

      Many first time homebuyers are ready to take on the expense and responsibility of homeownership but lack the significant down payment that is generally required as part of a mortgage loan, or that is required in order to avoid the additional purchase of private mortgage insurance (or, PMI). While many prospective homeowners […]

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