Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score to avoid common tax mistakes. As you prepare your tax returns for 2021, be careful not to commit any of these eight common tax mistakes, especially when it comes to the property tax deduction or the mortgage interest deduction. Tax pros […]
For most tax deductions, you need to keep receipts and documents for at least 3 years. Unless you live in a Hollywood Hills mansion, you probably don’t have space to store years of tax and insurance paperwork, warranties, and repair receipts related to your home. But you need that paperwork if you need to
At last week’s CES, the technology industry’s annual megashow, several companies showed off a range of products that could pave the way for new finishes and looks for homes. Here are a few ways tech could influence home design in the future, based on CES 2022 debuts. © Samsung ElectronicsSamsung’s Bespoke Jet 1.
Because the wrong paint job can seriously wreck your home. Picking a color for one room can be challenging enough. But picking a palette for your whole house? That feels daunting. Coordinate your colors too much, you’ll end up matchy matchy. Don’t coordinate your colors enough, you’ll end up tacky tacky. And that not only messes with
Many Arizona residents wonder why most houses in the state are covered with stucco. Sometimes it looks like an unending sea of stucco. There is a reason a significant number of homes in the southwest are covered with stucco. Stucco does a great job of protecting our homes. It also adds to the romantic and
17 Things to Never, Ever, EVER Do to Your House What may seem like a good idea, often isn’t. Here are 17 common mistakes new homeowners often make. #1 Get Rid of Your Only Tub Image: Realproimages.com If resale value is important to you, don’t get rid of your only bathtub no matter how
Budget ideas to transform your outdoor living space into a beautiful (and fun) retreat. Americans are putting their own spin on the Scandinavian passion for open-air living–friluftsliv. We’re not just doing things outside as much as possible. We’re expanding our indoor living space to the outdoors. And that’s increasing the value of homes and adding features
It may see counterintuitive, but a rigid schedule can really mess things up. One of the things that drives up remodeling costs (and frustration levels!) are delays. And these delays are often caused by ignorance on the homeowner’s part. It’s that old axiom: You don’t know what you don’t know. Until now. Here’s a list