Condo, Townhome or Single Family…

If you are in the market for a new home, one of your first decisions is whether to buy a single family home or opt instead for townhome or a condo. Single family homes offer more privacy and property than townhomes which are similar but share a wall with one or more other units.  In […]

News & Views 1.12.2012

News & Views 1.12.2012

Third Annual Design House 2012 Fundraiser  The Shelter for Help in Emergency introduces this year’s Design House. The Ivy Farms home of Sanjiv and Cindy Kaul, located at 2020 Wingfield Road, is a transitional style house with a separate two bedroom, two-bathroom cottage. Both overlook a private pond and have been extensively renovated and expanded […]

Mortgage Interest Deduction

Mortgage Interest Deduction

The Constitution was amended in 1913 to include the sixteenth amendment, enabling Congress to levy a tax on incomes from any source. Certain tax rules were first put in place that enabled the deduction of expenses, namely interest on debt payments. Herein lies the birth of the present day mortgage interest deduction to the IRS […]