Archive for: March 2013

Fixed-rate Mortgage Penalties – Why They Matter Now More Than Ever

Filed under: Mortgage - 25 Mar 2013

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:  The big bad banks are sticking it to their clients with policies that are completely opportunistic.  Imagine if you were forced to sell your home for whatever reason you can think of.  The payout penalty on …

Home office expense claims coming under closer scrutiny

Filed under: Mortgage - 20 Mar 2013

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:  Do you have a tax legitimate home office?  Many employees and business-for-self individuals set up an office in their home and write off a portion of their home expenses.  Does your home office qualify for a …

Is your current mortgage the best you can get today?

Filed under: Mortgage - 18 Mar 2013

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX:  Things change.  Rules change.  Mortgages change!  Life is full of change and having a mortgage amortized over 25 years is very common today.  With interest rates at all-time historic lows, that long amortization can easily be …