Monthly Archives: February 2018

Last-Minute Tax Relief for Homeowners

New budget law includes last-minute tax relief for millions of homeowners BY Ken Harney February 21 Call it buried tax treasure for homeowners: Deep inside the behemoth 654-page bipartisan budget bill recently signed into law by President Trump are little-noticed … Continue reading

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Investing in Apartment Buildings

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs To Know About Apartment Property Managers By Abhi Golhar, Forbes Real Estate Council February 15 If you are looking for a way to diversify your portfolio while building wealth for the future, buying an … Continue reading

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Nearly Two-Thirds of Markets at All-Time High

Fourth Quarter Home Prices Up 5.3 Percent; Nearly Two-Thirds of Markets at All-Time High WASHINGTON (February 13, 2018) – An uptick in existing-home sales in the final three months of 2017 pulled down housing inventory to an all-time low and … Continue reading

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Stock Market Effect on Your Home Purchase

Will The Stock Market Affect Your Home Purchase? BY JAYMI NACIRI February 7 The wild stock market of the past week has sent some into a panic and caused many others to take a closer look at their financial picture. … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Change Top Motivation to Buy

Most Renters Want to Own a Home; Lifestyle Changes Are Top Motivation to Buy WASHINGTON (February 7, 2018) – Despite weakening optimism from non-homeowners at the end of last year that now is a good time to buy, an overwhelming … Continue reading

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Average Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

Rates Continue to Rise MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Feb 1, 2018) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey┬« (PMMS┬«), showing average mortgage rates continuing their upward trend in 2018.

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Pitfalls of Joint Tenancy

The Pitfalls Of Holding Title To Real Estate As Joint Tenants By MARK D. KLEIN, ESQ January 31 Many older people add an adult child (or grandchild) to the title of their assets (especially their home) as a joint owner … Continue reading

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