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Viewpoint: How to Make Mortgage Interest Deduction More Fair

One of the most lucrative tax deductions for homeowners is the mortgage interest deduction. The deduction is the government’s way of incentivizing people to become home owners by offering a significant tax break. While effective, it’s inherently unfair. Those who can afford to buy a home are rewarded with a reduced tax liability thanks not…

Exposing Some Common Homebuying Myths

If you are a first-time homebuyer, friends and family members may be quick to give advice about the home-purchasing process. As a result, there could be several homebuying myths that may have found refuge in the back of your mind. Unfortunately, that friendly advice can help perpetuate some of the most common homebuying myths —…