Understanding Commercial Leases
Before you rent space for your business, be sure you understand these basic facts about commercial leases. Renting commercial space is a big responsibility -- the success or failure of your business may ride
Tax Breaks for Selling Your Home: Read the Fine Print
If you sell your home, you may exclude up to $250,000 of your capital gain from tax -- or up to $500,000 for married couples. The 1997 Taxpayer Relief Act contained a big break
Your Home as a Tax Shelter: Top Ten Tax Deductions for Owning Your Home
Not just a shelter from the elements, your home also serves as a valuable tax shelter. Your home provides many tax benefits -- from the time you buy it right on through to when you
Should I Hire a Real Estate Agent or Lawyer to Buy a House?
Learn when you need help from real estate professionals, and how to find the best one. It’s no secret that real estate agents earn high commissions. Although the commission is usually paid by the seller,
Neighbor Disputes Over Water Damage
Flooding, surface runoff, and even leaking sprinklers can spark disputes between neighbors. When water causes property damage -- flooded basements, collapsing retaining walls, or soggy gardens, for example -- feuds between neighbors often result.