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”
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Consumer confidence in housing market hits lowest in over a decade
Consumer confidence in the housing market dropped to the lowest level since 2011, as both prospective buyers and sellers have become more pessimistic. — Read on http://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/08/consumer-confidence-in-housing-market-hits-lowest-in-over-a-decade.html
In the last decade, a surge in home prices has built considerable wealth for the middle class.
Carmen Reinicke@CSREINICKE Total housing wealth grew by $8.2 trillion between 2010 and 2020, according to a March report from the National Association of Realtors. The coronavirus pandemic’s housing boom added even more value to homes. But unless people plan to sell their houses — which can be a difficult feat in a hot housing market — thereContinue reading “In the last decade, a surge in home prices has built considerable wealth for the middle class.”
Bank Over Draft Fees
There’s one ‘surprising similarity’ between those who pay bank overdraft fees and those who avoid them Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 5:20 p.m. ETBy Andrew Keshner1 Bank of America plans to end its $35 ‘non-sufficient funds’ fees next month, and will drop overdraft fees to $10 from $35 Are you still paying overdraft fees? Bank ofContinue reading “Bank Over Draft Fees”
How Should Partners Buy Real Estate
Food for Thought I own a home with my ex-husband. He agreed to pay my half of the mortgage. In the final judgment, the judge said I should “keep” the property we owned in Fla., and my ex should “keep” the Tampa home. He ultimately short sold the Tampa property without my signature or approval,Continue reading “How Should Partners Buy Real Estate”
Quit Claim Deed In Alabama
QuitClaim Deed in Alabama What You Need To Know If you’d like to give up your interests in real property to your spouse or your ex-spouse; or if you’d like to gift your property to a family member for rental use or any other use, the statutory laws in Alabama require you to sign aContinue reading “Quit Claim Deed In Alabama”
What Do You Think?
Sherman’s Field Order No. 15 Original entry byBarton Myers, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 09/25/2005Last edited by NGE Staff on 09/29/2020 On January 16, 1865, during the Civil War (1861-65), Union general William T. Sherman issued his Special Field Order No. 15, which confiscated as Union property a strip of coastline stretching from Charleston, South Carolina, to the St.Continue reading “What Do You Think?”
Deeds by Distance: Which States Are Moving to Remote Notarization?
An update from Deeds.com on the fast-moving evolution of remote online notarization and the standards supporting it. If you transfer or accept a piece of real estate, notarization of the deed will likely occur. For your deed to be recorded, it is notarized first. Recording puts the world on notice of the conveyance, by updating the county’sContinue reading “Deeds by Distance: Which States Are Moving to Remote Notarization?”
The Abstract of Title in Real Estate: What Is It?
DEED.COM An abstract of title is a written chronology of all recorded documents and proceedings related to a specific piece of real estate. It shows the names of all the owners, how long each held title, and what each paid for the property. The abstract is used for verifying a property’s marketability. The abstract offers assurance that the property isContinue reading “The Abstract of Title in Real Estate: What Is It?”
These Eye-Catching Bricks Are Made from Textile Waste
Fab BRICK upcycles clothes into bricks that are great thermal, acoustic insulators. By Katherine MartinkoPublished March 5, 2021 01:44PM ESTFact checked by Haley Mast Clarisse Merlet was a French architecture student in 2017 when she became alarmed about the amount of textile waste created each year. In France, it’s estimated to be around 4 million tons, andContinue reading “These Eye-Catching Bricks Are Made from Textile Waste”