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Homebuyer Tax Credit Surprising Facts
Homebuyer Tax Credit Surprising Facts

Time is running out for those that want to take advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit. Most of you buyer’s out there just know that there’s $8,000 involved. Well here is the [taxcred] fine print that you may not seen. Not saying that the credit isn’t good, just giving you the “other” info that no one else has.

I’m in a Bidding War for Every Contract

All of you out there that are searching for a home right now know that the good deals are getting swiped off the market before you can even look at the property.  Those of you that get the opportunity to look at the property and submit a contract discover you’re not the only one.  I’m […]

Process for Foreclosures Gets Longer

According to recent reports, banks and mortgage servicers are being more careful by dotting their i’s and crossing their t’s.  The foreclosure process can take up to 2 years now to foreclose on defaulting homeowners.  So those of you that think the foreclosures are going to slow down and the market is going to bounce […]

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Homeownership Tax Benefits

The question that always comes up at the settlement table or a few weeks after closing is, “What are the tax benefits that I get now for owning a home?” As much as I would like to help my clients out and provide top notch service, I am not a bona fide tax professional.  I […]

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