Counterpoint: 10 reasons why buying a condo or co-op is a good investment (vs. renting)

I’ve read a handful of articles in the last few years around the idea that buying a condo/co-op isn’t a sound investment mostly based on a few rationales that it’s not a true investment; that it’s not liquid and doesn’t pay you money every month. Continue reading “Counterpoint: 10 reasons why buying a condo or co-op is a good investment (vs. renting)”

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Can I deduct mortgage points as a tax deduction? Yes, but it depends

Can I deduct mortgage points as a tax deduction? Are points deductible on your taxes? If you paid points to reduce your mortgage rate, then in certain cases, you can write off those points in the year you purchased your house. Continue reading “Can I deduct mortgage points as a tax deduction? Yes, but it depends”

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Claiming a relative with Medi-Cal as a Dependent

What I Found Out Today: I went in to do my taxes early this season and in the process of determining what other deductions we may have, we realized that we could claim my grandmother as a dependent.  Continue reading “Claiming a relative with Medi-Cal as a Dependent”

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