Decorating for Holidays When You are Selling Your Home

Tiffany Staples Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Interior Decorating

To decorate or not to decorate?! If you are in the process of selling your home or considering a sale over a holiday such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, you don’t have to put away your décor just because people are coming into your home. Here are some tips and suggestions for decorating for holidays when selling your home: Channel your …

Stress-free Real Estate Purchases

Tiffany Staples Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

It’s easy to hop on your favorite app or website to see available houses in your area or swoon over properties that may or may not be available, but are you really taking advantage of your resources? There are ways to make your stress-free real estate purchases. Take a peek at our top three suggestions for taking the stress out …

Save Money with these Tax Deductions for Home Owners

Tiffany Staples Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

So… you own a home and now it’s time to complete your tax return. While you may be preparing your W-2’s and getting your investments in order, don’t forget about the special tax savings and tax deductions for home owners. Use this simple list to help you prepare for your visit with your tax professional. Be sure to ask if …

Make Home-based New Years Resolutions This Year

Tiffany Staples Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

When you think New Years Resolutions, you may think about getting organized, getting in shape or even pulling out of financial debt. However, New Years Resolutions are simply goals and tasks that you would like to complete in the new year. Why not include purchasing a new home, completing small renovation projects, or even selling a home on your list? …

Real Estate Scams You WANT to Avoid

Tiffany Staples Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Real estate scams are real. They happen every day. What happens when you come across a real estate scam that is definitely too good to be true? Hopefully you have read this article and don’t fall victim to the scam, but these simple descriptions will help you determine what’s really kosher and what’s not! Real Estate Scam #1 – Renting …

File That Homestead Exemption

Tiffany Staples Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

As the  year begins to come to a close, you might begin to think about getting your ducks in a row for tax purposes. So, why are we talking about Homestead Exemptions? Flat out… they save you money! While you can’t file for an exemption for 2014, you can get a head start on 2015 tax season. And why not?!? …