As we all gear up for a great 2016, John and I would like to express our thanks to all our clients of the past year, as well as from previous years.
And to any of our past clients, and also friends, who referred clients to us, a huge thank you to all of you! Real estate is a business built on relationships, and your support means a great deal to us.
Our wish for the New Year is that 2016 will be a year of success and prosperity for all of us, both professionally and in our personal lives as well!
Important Financial Housekeeping
If you purchased a home in 2015 and it is your primary residence, don’t forget to file for your Florida Homestead Exemption no later than March 1, 2016! This is such an important step to save money on your future property taxes, as well as to provide constitutional protection from creditor judgements and asset protection. You can read more about your Florida Homestead Exemption here and also at the Pinellas County Property Appraiser website.
And if you bought or sold a home in 2015, please remember to give a copy of your settlement statement to your tax specialist. Some of the costs associated with buying and/or selling a home can be tax deductions. If you can’t find your settlement paperwork, please contact us – we are more than happy to send you a copy of your settlement statement.Google+