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    Plan Kitchen Remodel | HouseLogic Kitchen Remodeling Tips

    Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride. A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered by the value the project brings to your home. A complete kitchen renovation with a national median cost of $68,000 recovers about 59% of the initial project cost at the home’s resale, according to the “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS®. The project gets a big thumbs-up from homeowners, too. Those polled in the report gave their new kitchen a “joy score” of 10 (out of 10!),…

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    Common Tax Mistakes Homeowners Make With Deductions

    As you prepare your tax returns for the last year, be careful not to commit any of these eight common tax mistakes, especially when it comes to the property tax deduction or the mortgage interest deduction. Tax pros say these home-related tax mistakes can cost you money or draw the IRS to your doorstep. Most Popular in Taxes Details can be tricky. Double-check yourself with these tax rules affecting homeowners. #1 Deducting the Wrong Year for Property Taxes You take a tax deduction for property tax in the year you (or the holder of your escrow account) actually paid them. Some taxing authorities work a year behind — that is,…