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Use extra care when buying bank owned homes

Banks may do cosmetic updates to bank owned properties but new cabinets, carpeting, fixtures and windows are not all that is important. There are structural issues, and other things that a buyer should look at and not get distracted at how cosmetically updated the home is. In this video John shows some problems not addressed that could cost a buyer a lot of money to fix.

It’s worth it to fight your taxes

Fighting your taxes can save you a great deal of money. It’s not as hard as you might think. This video offers some suggestions on how you may go about it and how John Herman at PropertyUp may be able to help.

Shopping for a mortgage: banks or mortgage broker

Before you settle on a mortgage, know the importance of shopping around and where to look for the best deals. Not every bank or mortgage broker is going to offer the same loan options. Doing a little shopping around until you find the best deal for you, will save you money in the long run.