If a neighbor’s tree falls, and no one is there to hear it, do you pay for the damage?
Severe weather can cause home owners to hold their breath. Heavy winds or storms can snap mature trees and you may have to cover the bill. Check out this article from www.houselogic.com to learn more about your liability.
It’s always a good idea to check with your insurance agent with any questions concerning topics like this. If you need a referral, please let me know. I’m happy to help!
Aubrey Hess – Real Estate Agent
Hello Home Owners,
When my clients buy or sell a home, I send them a settlement statement at the beginning of the year. They can show this information to their tax preparation specialist and maximize the deductions allowed just from being a home owner. Here is some useful information about tax deductions that may help you prepare your taxes for 2010.
If you are brave enough to be hosting for the holidays, I hope that everything goes smoothly for you. But just in case, here are a few ideas to make sure your plans go off without a hitch!
I live in a home built in 1929, so my husband and I knew that routine maintenance would be a big part of our lives when we purchased the home. Spend a little time maintaining your plumbing, and it can save you big bucks down the road. Take a moment to read this article for helpful tips.
My husband and I have been kicking around the idea of finishing our basement, and we want to keep our budget in check. Of course we’d like to have a cozy area with great finishes and built-in details, but we want to make sure that the money we will spend will come back to us when we decide to sell our home down the line.
Here is a great article that we found, and it may help you if plans are in the works to add liveable square footage below grade in your home. http://www.houselogic.com/articles/evaluate-your-house-basement-finishing/
Finally, some good news for the housing market!
Omaha doesn’t seem to experience such extreme highs and lows like other parts of the country resulting from the economy, but new housing sales data shows that the country is beginning to recover as a whole.
Read more. http://rismedia.com/2010-10-25/existing-home-sales-show-another-strong-gain-in-september/
This is the first blog that I have ever done, so I thought I’d pick a topic that is light and fun. I always try to help my clients make their homes look the best that they can by updating and decorating. This truly helps for a quick sale if done properly. Check out this link for some easy tips on redecorating your home.
All the Best,