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How your home can cut your tax bill

I've noticed a lot of "for sale" signs, and some "sold" ones, too, in my neighborhood of late. When I was a new homeowner, the annual rash of signs used to freak me out. I thought, "My gosh, we just moved in and all these people are leaving! What's the deal?!" Yes, in every community...
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The Homebuyer Tax Credit Will Cost Taxpayers Over $100,000 For Every Home Sold

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (4 years ago)

First a quote from a Bloomberg story: U.S. Economy: Pending Sales of Existing Homes Decline “When you take away all the support from the housing market, the underlying demand for housing is a lot weaker than we thought,” said Mark V... Read Post

12 Cities Where Home Sellers Are Being Forced To Cut Prices Like Mad

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (4 years ago)

One measure of the health of a housing market is the number of homes homes where the price is being sold at a discount. A high number of homes being sold at cheaper prices indicates homeowners who still hold a deluded view of their ... Read Post

Judge: Widow's Home Can Be Sold Over $6 Tax Bill

Business & Finance : Business from Newser (4 months ago)

A Pennsylvania judge says he feels bad for a widow whose $280,000 home was sold at tax auction over an unpaid $6.30 bill, but he's not going to reverse the decision. Eileen Battisti had sought to reverse the 2011 sale of the home sh... Read Post

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