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Tax Benefits of Homeownership After Tax Reform

Tax Benefits of Homeownership After Tax Reform Buying a home can be a major expenditure. Fortunately, federal tax benefits are still available, even after recent tax reform legislation, to help make homeownership more affordable. There may also be tax benefits under state law. Mortgage interest deduction One of the most important tax benefits of owning…
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Courtney Williams joins Kelly Malatesta and Team

Welcome Courtney! I am pleased to announce Courtney Williams is joining my team as Market Development Manager. We are so excited to have her join us! Contact Courtney at: courtney.williams@firstunitedbank.com Direct: 832-823-7325
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What you should know about Equifax Security Breach

The information stolen includes names, home addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, and even credit card numbers. With this all known now, here are the things you need to know about identity theft and red flags to look for: 1. Start out by going to equifaxsecurity2017.com to find out if you are one of…
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CoreLogic: Hurricane Harvey Disaster Updates

Disaster updates CoreLogic estimates that about 70% of the flood damage in Houston was uninsured. Lenders are worried about everything from lost closing packages to forced-placed insurance policies. The ABA estimates about 1,000 bank branches were impacted by the unprecedented rainfall and flooding of Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey comes at a time when the National…
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