For those of us who work out of our homes, there are several issues to keep in mind when looking for the right property – size of the home, the neighborhood and local ordinances. Look here for more information about how to set up a home office, and product reviews for all the bells and whistles for your home office.
4 Things Real Estate Investors Should Know at Tax Time
4 things real estate investors should know at tax time. Insights from a principal federal tax analyst on potential tax breaks for real estate investors. Real estate investors often have a lot of questions once tax time rolls around — especially if they're new to the game. That's because while there are a number of [...]
Rules for Saving on Taxes with a Home Office
Have you ever dreamed of working from home full time? It would mean no more commuting, no more office politics, and no more take-out dinners when you’re stuck at the office. Plus, there’s the added bonus of a potential tax deduction when you move your office into your home. With all the perks, it’s no [...]
Salamander’s Jump Seat With Cup Holder
If you're short on space in your home and need an extra seat, try Salamander's jump seat with a cup holder. It looks like an ottoman till you open it up and discover jump seat cushions and a cup holder. Check out this jump seat with a cup holder.
Unclutter Your House
When you're getting ready to sell your home, one of the most important things you can do is to unclutter it. You may love your collectibles, but it's best to put them out of the way when your home is on the market. Uncluttering means removing items from view and being thoughtful about what items you plan to put back in a room.
BRRR! It’s 53F In My House This Morning
After energy inspectors Michael Lotesto and David Richmond left my house yesterday, we went on with the business of work, feeding the kids, and closin...
Deductions For Home Office Expenses
Considering taking a deduction for home office expenses? If so, this article on home office deductions is a must read.
Home Office: What To Look For When You Work Where You Live
For those of us who work out of our homes, there are several issues to keep in mind when looking for the right property - size of the home, the neighborhood and local ordinances.
Home Moving Tips: Things To Do Before You Move
Moving involved more than closing on a house or signing a lease. In addition to getting your home packed up, you've got utility accounts to close and open, change of address cards to fill out and dozens of other items on your "to do" list. Here are ten tips you can do that will help make your move go a little bit easier. You can even use it a checklist.
Home Office Deduction And Capital Gains
The home office deduction may be available to you if you are running a business out of your home. But what happens when you stop using your home office? How does it affect your capital gains when you sell your home?
Purging And Shredding Your Household Files
While a simple filing system is inexpensive to purchase and easy to put together, it can quickly get out of hand if you don't purge unnecessary documents at the end of the year. Just after tax time is an excellent time to purge what you don't need. Make sure you shred anything that has personal information.