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Common Questions about Condo Fees and Taxes

Here are the two most commonly asked questions regarding condo fees and taxes.

  1.  Are condo fees tax deductible? No, although your mortgage interest and property taxes are deductible from your income taxes, the IRS does not allow you to deduct your condo fees. They view the fees as an assessment from a private company. However, if your condo is an investment property and is currently leased, you can deduct the condo fees.
  2. Are condo assessments tax deductible? No, major repairs or special assessments in addition to your monthly fees are not deductible. There is a small loophole though, these improvements can be depreciated over time via a depreciation schedule. As in the first question assessments can
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The New Year is here and with it comes resolutions to either lose weight, tone up, or get healthier. Whether you are looking for classes, a one on one trainer, or just something different, Fort Worth has no shortage of gyms or fitness facilities to choose from. Here are a few places where you can start the New Year off right!

These great facilities have offered our friends discounts just by mentioning The Stiles Mund Group, print this blog and present it at check in. Details on each promotion below. This list is in no particular order. 

 

 

-Orangetheory fitness is a 1 hour full body workout. They have a 5-zone heart rate based interval training program. Half of the class is cardio/endurance and half is strength/power. You will switch

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DFW Restaurant Week runs now through Saturday, August 26th. This is when some of our favorite restaurants come together for a good cause. Each participating restaurant has special three-course dinners or lunches (at participating locations) for a set price.

20 percent of each meal purchased is donated to The Lena Pope Home right here in Fort Worth, or The North Texas Food Bank in Dallas. Don’t miss this chance to dine at some of your favorite restaurants and give back while savoring every bite.

Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, Grace, Silver Fox Steakhouse, and Waters are just some of the restaurants on the list! Some restaurants participate for one or two weeks, others for

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Rare 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit at Cedar Creek Townhomes. This unit has a versatile floor plan with 1-bedroom downstairs including a full bath and 2 bedrooms upstairs with a full bath. This unit features hard wood floors, 3-inch blinds throughout, granite counter tops, upgraded back splash, stainless steel appliances, tons of storage and more. Private open patio great for entertaining and one covered reserved parking spot. An added bonus is the refrigerator, washer and dryer will remain with this unit. 

Cedar Creek Townhomes is a quiet, gated community that has beautiful trees throughout. Private community pool. Just seconds to Whole Foods, the new Waterside development, schools and Chisholm Trail Parkway. Cedar Creek Townhomes is within close

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Fort Worth has recently made quite a bit of press.  No longer are we sleepy little Cowtown.  We are proud to call this area home and thought we would share some recent and interesting facts about our city.

  1. Fort Worth is ranked #3 in “The 10 Best Cities for Job Seekers” – Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.
  2. #3 Metro Area in the U.S. – Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.
  3. TCU and Texas Wesleyan rank in the top 25 for the best colleges in the state of Texas – Niche.com.
  4. Fort Worth is ranked #5 best places to live in Texas – Livability.com.
  5. We were ranked #16 out of 223 of the best places to raise a family in America – Niche.com.
  6. Our city was recently named the youngest (average age in population) city in Texas – Via Mayor Betsy Price.
  7. Fort
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Each of our team members was asked about some of their favorite places near the office, and here is what we came up with...

Graham Stiles

Tommy’s Hamburger Grill
2455 Forest Park Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76110

I've always liked Tommy's Hamburger Grill and was thrilled a few years back when I saw they were opening a location near the office. The burgers here are outstanding with tator tots and an iced tea or beer. I also enjoy their club sandwich. Being on a healthy streak lately, I like to walk over and get a chicken salad. Everything is great and the owners and staff are awesome. If you’re in the neighborhood, stop by this Fort Worth institution and see them on Forest

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Happy Mardi Gras! Laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!)

It’s Mardi Gras and we have compiled a list of some local spots that are celebrating Fat Tuesday in a big way! Get ready for some good music, good food, and a good time.

1. The Dive Oyster Bar
3520 Alta Mere Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76116

Party at The Dive for Fat Tuesday with drink specials all night and $7.99/lb. crawfish boil. Plus, beads for EVERYONE!

2. The Social House
840 Currie St
Fort Worth, Texas

The Social House will be partying until 2am with a live DJ, drink specials, and authentic creole dishes.

3. Fred’s Texas at TCU
3509 Blue Bonnet Cir
Fort Worth, Texas 76109

They will be having Fred's Famous Gumbo along with the Cooper Project Band playing

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Ikea recently announced the Swedish based company will be opening a third store in the Fort Worth/Dallas area.  The newest store will be in North Fort Worth following another store being built in Grand Prairie. Ikea's newest location will be in Alliance with over 900 parking spaces and 289,000 square feet. Plans for the store’s construction will begin next year (Spring 2018) with a completion date sometime in summer of 2019.

Located south of Tarrant Parkway and West of I35, Ikea will be among the exploding development of Alliance joining businesses like Costco, Buccee’s, Belk, Best Buy, Cinemark, Kroger, In-N-Out Burger, Target, Rooms to Go and Jos A Bank just to name a few.

Ikea is expected to bring over

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The New Year is here and with it comes resolutions to either lose weight, tone up, or get healthier. Whether you are looking for classes, a one on one trainer, or just something different, Fort Worth has no shortage of gyms or fitness facilities to choose from. Here are a few places where you can start the New Year off right!

These great facilities have offered our friends discounts just by mentioning The Stiles Mund Group, print this blog and present it at check in. Details on each promotion below. This list is in no particular order. 

 

 

Orangetheory fitness is a 1 hour full body workout. They have a 5-zone heart rate based interval training program. Half of the class is cardio/endurance and half is strength/power. You will switch

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West 7th Street is getting a new neighbor!

Tom Thumb is coming to West 7th street across from Trinity Park. The new urban concept store will open the end of 2016 or early 2017 and will be the first of its kind in Texas. Tom Thumb will be a multi-level 53,000 square foot store, it will have a wine and beer bar, gluten free and organic sections, a full-service bakery, a widespread deli and a food service department offering sushi, Asian foods, pizza, hamburgers, and sandwiches as well as a Starbucks cafe.

Located on the bank of the Trinity River this new development will be called Left Bank. Left Bank is a 1.5 million square foot mixed-use development in the heart of the thriving West 7th Street Urban Village of Fort Worth. Joining Tom Thumb will

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