People of Ft Wayne often ask me about inheriting a house. One of the first questions is about the tax consequences of inheriting a house. They worry about inheritance taxes and estate taxes.
Posted by Tonya Lassus // March 22, 2018 // Blog //
Can you point your finger at a key element in a home? Mirrors can change a room. They have inspired poems by the hundreds, and superstitions since the first mirror reflected ones distorted image. Mirrors are magical. Some say they can reveal the future: Mirror, mirror on the wall Who is the fairest of them […]
Posted by Tonya Lassus // March 1, 2018 // Blog //
You’re probably aware that you have to disclose any known physical issues with your house when you’re selling it—such as termites or a cracked foundation. But did you know you might have to disclose spiritual problems, as well? Seriously. You could call that property stigmatized property Stigmatized Property There are instances where someone died violently, or some claim the […]
Posted by Tonya Lassus // February 15, 2018 // Blog //
This morning as I awoke from my nightly doze, I pondered hardwood or carpet for Ft Wayne. Local real estate agents, flooring retailers, and homeowners have differing opinions depending on whether they are looking for salability or lifestyle. I considered several factors including the timing of the replacement, lifestyle, pets, what is appropriate for the […]
Posted by Tonya Lassus // February 8, 2018 // Blog //
When a family member dies, what happens to the estate; the bank and savings accounts, the stock and bond accounts, the real estate, insurance, trusts, annuities, business interests and other assets? It depends on Indiana probate.