Tax Tips The Tax Benefits of Buying a Condo for For Your Child’s College Housing With real estate prices recovering in many markets, it might make sense to buy a condo where your child can live during college. He or she can live there while attending school, and you can avoid “throwing away” money on dormContinue reading “The Tax Benefits of Buying a Condo for For Your Child’ College Housing”
NationalEmployerAugust 30, 2021 Matthew Rothstein, Jarred Schenke, and Bianca Barragan The commercial real estate industry is aware of its lack of racial diversity, and many of its biggest companies say they are working to grow the pipeline of people of color into the business. But one oft-cited source of potential employees doesn’t have the infrastructure to support that pipeline at present —Continue reading “The ‘Catch-22’ That Holds HBCUs Back From Being A CRE Feeder System”
Types of Land Patents Cash Entry: An entry that covered public lands for which the individual paid cash or its equivalent. Credits: These patents were issued to anyone who either paid by cash at the time of sale and received a discount; or paid by credit in installments over a four-year period. If full paymentContinue reading “Land Patent?”
Nov. 19, 2020 at 2:10 pm Updated Nov. 20, 2020 at 4:47 pm By JOHN GITTELSOHNBloomberg The real estate industry contributed to racial inequality and segregation in housing, an “outrage” that merits a historic apology, the incoming president of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) said. “What Realtors did was an outrage to our morals and ourContinue reading “‘What Realtors did was an outrage’: National association apologizes for role in housing racial discrimination”
Peter G. Miller – Bankrate – Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Reverse mortgages have become more attractive as a result of low mortgage rates, which have given homeowners the ability to access more of their home’s equity, even if its value hasn’t considerably gone up. In a reverse mortgage, this ultimately makes more money available toContinue reading “Reverse mortgage pros and cons”
OPINION: We’ll Protect America’s Suburbs We reject the ultra liberal view that the federal bureaucracy should dictate where and how people live. By President Donald Trump and HUD Secretary Ben Carson August 16, 2020 https://on.wsj.com/2Eb6mKR The crime and chaos in Democrat-run cities have gotten so bad that liberals are even getting out of Manhattan’s UpperContinue reading “What Do You Think?”
It’s going to take more than an app!!!
Homebuyers may be having a tough time finding a home they want, and the problem could get worse. Source: The Real Estate Market Is 3.3M Homes Short, Study Says | Realtor Magazine
WHAT DO YOU THINK? More minority homeowners would lift overall homeownership rates, but discriminatory patterns persist in real estate. From NAR’s Policy Forum, Feb. 6, Washington, D.C. Source: Closing the Racial Ownership Gap: Is It Possible?
The final rules clarify eligible subsidies within the program and outline qualification standards. Source: Final Rules Issued on Qualified Opportunity Zones | http://www.nar.realtor