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2018 Taxes & Homestead Filing

February 2, 2018

Homestead Exemption is a tax reduction allowable to homeowners who make their property their permanent residence. If approved, this exemption could reduce the taxable value of your residence by up to $50,000. The first $25,000 of this exemption applies to all taxing authorities. The second $25,000 of exemption excludes School Board taxes and applies to…

Exciting News For Buyers: New FHA Loan Limits

December 8, 2017

FHA has followed Fannie and Freddie’s lead: the FHA loan limits have increased. There are no counties with a decrease for 2018! New HUD Mortgagee Letter 2017-16 just announced the 2018 loan limits for FHA transactions,  which are effective for case numbers assigned on and after January 1, 2018. FHA 2018 Loan Limits Number of Units…

Exciting News For Buyers: New Maximum Conforming Loan Limits

November 30, 2017

In line with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announcement, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are increasing their maximum base conforming and high-cost area loan limits on January 1, 2018. Starting January 1st, the maximum conforming loan limits in most areas will be $453,100, an increase from $424,100 in 2017. FHA and VA have not made…

Home Is Where The Heart Is: Providing Comfort To Children In Crisis

November 17, 2017
My Belongings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAKE MARY, FLORIDA – There are 400,000 children in the United States foster care system and 125,000 new kids entering each year without anything but the clothes on their backs. Kalli Britton felt this need firsthand when she herself became a foster parent in 2012. “As foster parents, our children arrived with…