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By homefinderadmin » Monday, May 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — It’s often the biggest pot of gold available to any homeowner, yet its fate remains unclear under the main tax code overhaul plans proposed so far on Capitol Hill. The capital... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Friday, May 26, 2017

Typically the kitchen is the hub of activity, and as the center of family activity, it relates to the dining room (naturally) but also to the outdoors and probably the family room. With all of this... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Monday, April 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — With the health care bill back-burnered on Capitol Hill, the focus has shifted to tax reform. Among the key financial matters in play: Homeowners’ prized mortgage interest and... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Monday, April 3, 2017

WASHINGTON — Are you getting fleeced on appraisal charges when you buy a house or refinance? Could you be paying as much as double what the appraiser is receiving for actually doing the work, with... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Monday, March 27, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration may not be fond of FHA-insured mortgages — the president canceled a cut in fees for new loan applicants as one of his first official actions — but... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Thursday, March 23, 2017

Town of Lockport will continue the annual reassessment program for 2017, according to Assessor Jill Lederhouse. Annual reassessment involves the review and analysis of all real property assessments... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, February 15, 2017

If the kitchen is the center of your family activities — and it is way too small — that should be your remodeling priority. Take a good look at your rooms and make sure the sizes fit the... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Monday, February 6, 2017

WASHINGTON — The small-scale owners of millions of rental homes, parcels of investment land and income-producing commercial and business real estate might not know it, but one of their key... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Thursday, January 5, 2017

A vacation home, by definition, is an occasionally used home, not set up for full time living. They usually have some type of exterior draw such as a lake or mountain view. Vacation homes are used... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Tuesday, January 3, 2017

WASHINGTON — They are the three biggest snares for home buyers seeking mortgages, and if you focus on them in advance you’re much less likely to have your application denied. This is especially... Read More

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