There are many benefits to owning a home: A home is an investment that can earn equity, is often cheaper to buy than to rent, and is your own place that you can fill with wonderful memories. But another great benefit about owning a home is the financial benefits that you can take advantage of during tax season. Major Tax Breaks for Homeowners […]
Archives: February 2016
What Is A Jumbo Loan?
Conventional 30 year loans are one of the most commonly used financing tools for real estate purchases. Conventional loan limits are typically capped at a $417,000 loan amount which allows for a purchase price of about $521,000 if you put 20% down. “Jumbo Loan” is a term used for a Non-Conventional Loan where the loan […]
Family Business on Hatteras Island by Diane Lea
Life on Hatteras Island is enriched by many things, and one of the most important is the number and variety of solid, thriving family businesses. I’m just discovering many of them, but one enterprising family comes quickly to mind because the launch of their current family business (now businesses) closely parallels the beginning of our […]