Taxes- What to Keep and for how long

With Tax day upon us I thought this would be a great reminder. Tax Returns- 7 years- Keep tax returns and all supporting tax docs. including W-2s, 1099 forms, property tax info, bank statements, mortgage interest statements, cancelled checks, receipts, home purchase, home improvement info. Paycheck Stubs 1 year- Shred after confirming info matches W-2. … Continue reading Taxes- What to Keep and for how long

You just bought a $300,000 house so how much interest do you pay?

You have finally closed on your new home and with great rates and a beautiful home you can now relax all the hard work is over right? Not exactly. So get settled in and get use to a mortgage payment then, after a few months take a look on how you can get that mortgage … Continue reading You just bought a $300,000 house so how much interest do you pay?

Short and Sweet Mortgage & Real Estate News you can use~ for the Puget Sound Region

Thanks to one of the wonderful Title and Escrow companies I use here are some great tips and articles I wanted to forward to all my readers. Great information! MORTGAGE & FINANCE news Tips for preparing your 2013 taxes: Top 10 Mortgage Tips for 2014: King County home prices rise 10.5% for 2013: REAL ESTATE … Continue reading Short and Sweet Mortgage & Real Estate News you can use~ for the Puget Sound Region

How the shutdown will affect Home loans

Hello everyone,As a Real Estate Broker I was very curious this morning on how the Government shut down may effect all of us and of course concerned. I was also wondering how this may effect my in process buyers and my sellers looking for pre-approved buyers. Below is an update that I received from one … Continue reading How the shutdown will affect Home loans

Know of anyone thinking of a Short Sale?? Important changes coming.

I am a Short Sale negotiator but I am not a lawyer and cannot give legal advice so for my short sales I team up with a law firm which has worked out great for my sellers. I thought I would share one of their most recent law updates with you as so many people do … Continue reading Know of anyone thinking of a Short Sale?? Important changes coming.

What Do I Keep For Taxes Again?

With tax season in full gear, you may have questions about what you have to keep and for how long? Here’s a list to get you started! Tax Returns    7 years Keep tax returns and all supporting tax documents including W-2s, 1099 forms, property tax info, bank statements, mortgage interest statements, cancelled checks, receipts, home … Continue reading What Do I Keep For Taxes Again?