February 2017

Tax Benefits of Owning a Home: Do you know them all?

From BY MARGARET HEIDENRY The joys of homeownership are many: Your own house is a place to make sweet memories, build a financial nest egg, and whittle down your tax bill. Wait, what? Yep, it’s true: Your home can…

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Investing in Real Estate with your IRA

From BY ROBYN A. FRIEDMAN Real estate can fund your retirement—but brace yourself for lots of risk and rules. Self-directed individual retirement accounts allow people to diversify their investments into assets other than the traditional stocks, bonds and mutual…

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How to Create Your Home’s Color Scheme

From BY KATIE AND JEREMY BOWER of BOWER POWER Have you ever been invited to a painting party? Yes? No? Well, if you’ve never attended this event of a lifetime, let me explain. Friends buy their dream house. They’re…

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7 Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle in February

From BY LISA GORDON Spring might be around the corner, but February can still bring plenty of harsh winter weather. Some of the harshest of the season, in fact. So that makes this month the perfect time to knock…

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