Homeowner Tax Tips – Easy Mistakes to Miss

9 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2016 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

How Much Can I Afford

4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2015 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

Arkansas Housing Report – April 2015

According to a recent report by the Arkansas REALTORS® Association, Arkansas REALTORS® experienced an increase in the number of homes sold statewide in April as reflected in a report distributed by the Arkansas REALTORS® Association this morning. The number of homes sold in April increased by more than 6 percent while the average price of those… Read More

Don’t Miss These Home Tax Deductions

By: Dona DeZube Published: December 22, 2014 From mortgage interest to property tax deductions, here are the tax tips you need to get a jump on your returns. Owning a home can pay off at tax time. Take advantage of these homeownership-related tax deductions and strategies to lower your tax bill: Mortgage Interest Deduction One… Read More

Surveys – AREC Strongly Recommends

House to House: Surveys Strongly Recommended when Purchasing Real Estate By Gary Isom, Executive Director of the Arkansas Real Estate Commission   By far one of the biggest mistakes buyers make when purchasing real estate is choosing not to have a new survey completed. Several complaints have been filed through the years with the Real… Read More

Renting vs Buying a Home

Buying A Home Is Now 38% Cheaper Than Renting as Posted on Forbes.com by Trulia contributor Is renting or buying a better financial bet? Every six months, Trulia’s chief economist Jed Kolko runs the numbers to answer that question… (READ MORE)

Homeowners Need Relief from Huge Flood Insurance Price Hikes

By: Dona DeZube Published: November 26, 2013 REALTORS® ask Congress to intervene to resolve flood insurance program woes.   Homeowners across the country shouldn’t be forced to pay for the sudden and dramatic flood insurance premium increases that are the unintended consequence of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, insisted the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF… Read More

Call to Action on Flood Insurance

Call to Action on Flood Insurance – Effective January 1, 2014, all properties in a special flood hazard area will require an elevation certificate or Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA) in order to even receive a Flood Insurance quote by insurance companies. Many Hot Springs properties that were shown to out of the floodplain in… Read More

QR Code – Quick Response Code

  A QR Code (Quick Response Code) is a type of bar coding that utilizes square pixels rather than the standard bars that can be scanned from a smart phone and provide additional information on a property or link to a tour or website.  QR Codes are becoming popular in all types of marketing, including real estate. … Read More

How to claim 2012 Energy Tax Credits

By : Donna Fuscaldo. She has written about personal finance for more than decade for Dow Jones Newswires, the Wall Street Journal, and Fox Business News. Donna is currently a freelance writer with her own home office.   The feds have resurrected, through 2013, $500 tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements, which had expired in… Read More