Jerry Jones CPA
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cpa advice sell home8 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Every Home Seller Should Know

If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve probably scrutinized it, staged it, and scrubbed it down from floorboards to rooftop as if the folks from Architectural Digest were stopping by for a cover shoot. OK, so it’s in immaculate shape—but your home isn’t the only thing under scrutiny here. You are, too! That’s right: No matter how nice your home is, your behavior can also affect how buyers feel about making an offer.

Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) Extended!

This program was designed for home loans that are valued less than what is owed - underwater.
There was a lot of flap about the end of the HARP Program stating the programs end December 31, 2016.

The OBAMA ADMINSTRATION has extended HARP through December 31, 2016.

3+ Million Helped

HARP has helped more than three million people refinance.

Why It Pays to List Your Home in Winter

By Daniel Bortz

If you're listing your home now, use these ideas to make a great cold-weather impression.
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Spring may still be peak home-shopping season, since most families want to move when the kids are out of school. Yet it actually pays to list in the winter, when buyers tend to have more urgency: A study by online brokerage Redfin found that average sellers net more above asking price during the months of December, January, February, and March than they do from June through November, even in cold-weather cities like Boston and Chicago. And homes listed in winter sold faster than those posted in spring.

Why agents need to be more than salespeople with brand-new home purchases

Be the voice of reason throughout the process for your clients

By Jay O’Brien

Key Takeaways

  • All brand new homes will eventually become a resale. As responsible real estate professionals, when we advise clients on purchasing a resale home one of the main factors we consider is the future saleability.
  • Location, location, location is what we preach in the resale world. This also holds true in the new home arena but just add these three words: lot premium, upgrades and emotion.
  • Even for those experienced buyers who are familiar with the pricing process, understanding what lot premiums and upgrades are worth as well as how to compare the project to the current and future resale market is why they need the support of a seasoned real estate professional.

Moving Expense Deduction

If you move your home you may be able to deduct the cost of the move on your federal tax return next year. This may apply if you move to start a new job or to work at the same job in a new location. In order to deduct your moving expenses, your move must meet three requirements:

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