IRAs and First-time Homebuyers What You Should Know

Keeping an IRA is one of the smartest things that you can do for your future. Essentially, an IRA allows you to make investment gains over time that are tax free; once you withdraw your money at retirement age, any qualified withdrawals are also tax free. The downside to an IRA, however, is that if … read more “IRAs and First-time Homebuyers What You Should Know”

Time for a Home Upgrade? Try These 3 Quizzes

If the idea of buying a new home has been on your mind, there are actually some very helpful resources that can help you make up your mind. For instance, did you know that there are a number of online quizzes designed to help you know if you are ready to buy a new home? … read more “Time for a Home Upgrade? Try These 3 Quizzes”

Tax Breaks Every First-time Homebuyer Should Know About

Did you know that every year, there are changes made to the tax code? That means that if you are planning to buy a new home in 2017, the tax breaks that apply to you could differ from previous years’ rules, and certainly rules in the future. Here are some tax breaks that every first-time … read more “Tax Breaks Every First-time Homebuyer Should Know About”

Top 5 Survival Tips for the Eclipse

The Solar Eclipse will be viewable from towns all over Oregon but with Madras right in the middle of the path of totality, Central Oregon has been advertised as one of the best spots to see the upcoming Solar Eclipse. We will start to see shadowing when the moon begins to pass between the sun … read more “Top 5 Survival Tips for the Eclipse”

How to Determine Which Home Loan is Right for You

If you are thinking about buying a new home, then you probably already know that there could be myriad financing options available to you. Knowing which financing option to choose, and which type of home loan is right for you, are both important things to know. Review the following information about the different types of … read more “How to Determine Which Home Loan is Right for You”