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Lower your moving expenses, Save time and money

By: Academix Real Estate Views: 1190 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Academix

1. Plan ahead by organizing and budgeting. Develop a master “to do” list so you won’t forget something critical. 2. Sort and get rid of things you no longer want or need. Have a garage sale, donate to a charity, or recycle.3. But don’t throw out everything. If your inclination is to just toss it, you're probably right. That will eliminate regrets after the move.4. 9. 10. 11. 12. More

Termites, How to prevent termite damage/costs?

By: Academix Real Estate Views: 1575 | Comments: 0 | Votes: 0

Academix

The best way to avoid huge expenses and protect your home from termites is prevention. Here is what you can do: fill in all cracks in foundation walls no matter how small they are; repair or replace leaking faucets and pipes; check if the sprinkler system is hitting outside walls; do not attach planters to exterior walls. More

Selective depreciation can boost bottom line

By: Tom Stevens Real Estate Views: 1179 | Comments: 2 | Votes: 1

Tom Stevens

Not all assets are created equal in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service. Some assets purchased during construction of a new building (like light fixtures and lab equipment) have a shorter life span than the building itself -- carrying the potential for a greater tax deduction. And a new law passed by Congress allows additional savings until 2006. After Sept. 22, 2004. 1, 2006. More