Whether you’re prepared for it or not, tax season is officially upon us. While everyone hopes to receive a sizable tax return, many people don’t realize that as a homeowner there are a number of home-related expenses you may be able to deduct when it comes time to sit down and file your taxes.

Here are just seven of the many home ownership-related tax deductions you should look into or speak to your professional tax preparer about before you officially file. […]