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CENTURY 21 Alliance Realty Group's Blog

IRS Warning - Beware of Tax Scams This Time of Year

It's tax time again, and this is the time of year when phishing email scams, telephone scams, and phony IRS websites are prevalent.  Please share this important information with your relatives and friends to warn them not to respond to any emails or phone calls from people claiming to be IRS agents.

Something important to know:  The IRS will ‪never initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.

If you do get a call from someone claiming to be the IRS, you should not talk to them or give them any information no matter what they say.  If you know you owe taxes or you think you might owe taxes, call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040. If you know you don’t owe taxes or have no reason to think that you owe any taxes (if you’ve never received a bill), call and report the incident to the

Planning to Sell Your Home Soon? Do This First!

Put yourself in a buyer's shoes and walk through each room of your house, and evaluate every area of your home, inside and out.  Be honest with yourself.  If you were looking to buy in your neighborhood, what would you think about your own house?

Make a list of items that need to be repaired or replaced, and things you can do to make your home more appealing.

For example, start in the entryway and make a list:

Beacon Named Top Northeast Destination by Getaway Mavens

Getaway Mavens, a travel website that specializes in finding eclectic getaway locations with unique shopping, dining and lodging experiences has selected Beacon as the top getaway location in the Northeast!  

Beacon earned this spot because of Dia:Beacon, a world-class art museum and tourist attraction, Bannerman Castle, as well as a plethora of one-of-a-kind shopping experiences, craft wines and beers, unique dining for all tastes, and some great hotels and bed & breakfasts.  

Read the post about Beacon on Getaway Mavens website to remind yourself of all the reasons Beacon is a great place to visit . . . and to live.  

Also check out their list of the top 20 places to visit in the Northeast.