The Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act extension, that eliminated forgiveness of debt tax for most homeowners, and had actually previously expired on December 31, 2013, was passed by Congress right before Christmas 2015; signed by the President, and has now become law.
This positively affects short sale sellers. It […]
It’s important to prepare a home for the cold weather ahead. And, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to do this. Following are winter home improvement projects that home owners can do for less than $1,000:
It’s that time of the year again. Your home […]
In August, rents spiked 3.6 percent over the same time a year earlier, the fastest pace since 2008. As rental vacancy rates fall across most parts of the country and more jobs are created, they will continue to jump further. This trend is both good news and bad news.
Naturally, people collecting […]Continue Reading →
What is a short sale?
Selling a home for less than the amount the current owner owes the mortgage company is called a short sale.
Buying a home that is a short sale is different from buying a property that is actually owned by the bank, known as an REO, or real-estate owned […]Continue Reading →
Picture this: You’ve worked with your new seller for days to get her home ready for sale.
She’s repainted, cleaned the carpets, and even worked with your favorite stager to rearrange and add some furniture.
It’s nearly ready to hit the market, but first you need to take pictures.
Here are six tips […]Continue Reading →
Men have their man caves, but how about a space just for females? Welcome, the “she shed.”
These backyard retreats are becoming the latest buzzword in interior design — emerging as the perfectly carved out haven for the woman of the household who seeks a quiet place of her own. Women are […]Continue Reading →