Real Estate News | Tina Barletta, HomeTowne Realty

Were You Surprised by Your Property Tax This Year? See if It’s Fair


If you think you may be paying too much in property taxes on your home, it may be time to take a closer look at your tax bill. It's important to check your stated property value for errors and talk to your real estate agent in North Carolina's Triangle area about any concerns. Check for Errors – Check your property card for discrepancies in … [Read more...]

Why You Should Ask an Expert Before You Get Your Home Insurance

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Many insurance companies make it easy to buy homeowner's insurance online with pick-and-choose deductibles and coverage limits. However, with insurance that protects your largest investment, your home, it's wiser to work with a professional real estate agent in North Carolina's Triangle area. Dwelling Coverage – In case of peril like fire, wind … [Read more...]

Simplify Your Move for a Happier Transition

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If you are relocating to the NC Triangle area, then you are probably preparing for a move, which can add a lot of unnecessary stress to your life. To make your move as stress-free as possible, use some of the following moving tips: Make handles for your boxes – Loading and unloading boxes can be quite a strain, especially considering how … [Read more...]

Timing is Everything When Navigating the Real Estate Market

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When you sell your home, timing can have a huge impact on how many buyers you will attract, which will, in turn, affect the final selling price. Here are some tips which can help you decide when to sell: Two Weeks: The first two weeks after your home is listed is when you get the most attention. Therefore it is important all your remodeling, … [Read more...]

Can You Claim Moving Costs as Tax Deductible?

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There are some situations where certain costs involved with moving can be deducted from your taxes. While not everyone will qualify for these deductions, there may be deductions that you are not aware.   How to Qualify The Internal Revenue Service has a requirement that the new residence you are moving too needs to be 50 miles or more from … [Read more...]