Archive for January, 2014

National Radon Action Month

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

January 1st not only marked the beginning of the New Year, it marked the beginning of National Radon Action Month! Radon is an invisible odorless gas that cannot be detected without conducting the proper tests.  Most people realize that radon is dangerous but they do not fully understand how dangerous it can be. The U.S….Read More »

Benefits of Homeownership

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Home owners provide stability.  Owners typically stay in their home 12 years whereas renters stay no more than three years.  U.S. Census American Housing Surveys. Home ownership builds confidence.  Owners possess significantly higher levels of self-confidence than renters. Rossi and Weber National Survey of Families. Home owners create positive environments for families.  Children of home owners are 59%…Read More »

Do you qualify for business Property Tax Credit in Iowa?

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Don’t miss out! You need to take action to lower your Iowa property tax burden! The Iowa Department of Revenue recently announced implementation of the new Business Property Tax Credit. Senate File 295 of the 2013 Iowa Acts provides a Business Property Tax Credit for certain commercial, industrial, and railroad properties. The credit does not…Read More »