Should You File for Homestead Exemption?

If you’re a member of the Pinnacle family who has bought or sold with us, you know that every January our agents send out a copy of the Settlement Statement to each of their clients from the past year. We do this so that you have those important papers when it comes time to file your taxes and potentially apply for Homestead Exemption.

If you don’t work with a tax professional, however, you may have received this paperwork and still have no idea what to do with it. So we’re breaking down everything you need to know about Homestead Exemption.

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Making Money in 2019: Should I Invest?

If your New Year’s resolution is to “make more money,” you’re in the right place. A great way to make money is investing in real estate, but it can be a daunting project for beginners. How exactly do you invest in real estate? How do you get started? Can someone help me?

We’re breaking down everything you need to know to get started!

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Selling Your Home During the Holidays: Should You Decorate?

We are almost at that time of year where the holiday decorations come out and neighborhoods are sparkling with lights and lawn decor. But if your home is on the market this holiday season, how do you know if you should decorate as usual or hold off? Can something as simple as holiday decorations affect the sale of your home?

The answer is yes, but it’s not so simple. We’re breaking down the do’s and don’ts of decorating your home during the holiday season without hurting the sale of your property.

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