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93 Days Left for that Home Tax Credit! - 01/27/10 09:07 AM
The IRS has finally published the rules for the repeat purchase credit along with the key details for taxpayers that had been missing since President Barack Obama signed the legislation creating the program on Nov. 6. Ready to see how this can help you and your family? On Jan. 15, the IRS posted its revised Form 5405 on its website (www.irs.gov), six weeks after warning taxpayers not to file claims for the $6,500 credit without using the revised form and new instructions. How can you qualify? You can qualify for the Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit if you are a first (0 comments)
Do's and Don'ts of Foreclosure - 01/25/10 10:41 AM
Facing a foreclosure is a scary thing, but there are things you should do - and shouldn't do - to avoid making the situation worse. · DO answer the phone and read your mail. Avoiding your lender won't make the problem go away. In fact, it will only make the problem worse. Your lender may be able to help you, so be sure to answer the phone and read any mail they may have sent you. · DO realistically assess your situation.Are your financial problems temporary? If you are temporarily out of work and will be fine once you find a (1 comments)
What is a Short Sale? - 01/25/10 10:31 AM
A short sale can be an excellent solution for homeowners who need to sell, and who owe more on their homes than they are worth. In the past, it was rare for a bank or lender to accept a short sale. Today, however, due to overwhelming market changes, banks and lenders have become much more negotiable when it comes to these transactions. Recent changes in corporate policy and the Obama administration have also improved the chances of getting a short sale approved.But to be technical, here's a more official definition: · A homeowner is 'short' when the amount owed on his/her (1 comments)
Starting in May of 2009, census workers began gathering census data for the 2010 census. They are verifying the addresses of every citizen of the U.S., and how many people live in that household. That information is gathered by mail, direct contact, and telephone. For those contacted directly in person, how do you know that the person at your door is in fact working for the government and gathering census data? How do you know that your information is secure, and that you (0 comments)
As we deal with the unusually cold weather we've all been having lately, all of us here in South Florida have a reason to smile. That is, if you're a football fan! The Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl will both be happening here in South Florida this year, 2010 at Dolphin Stadium. The Pro Bowl, on Sunday, January 31st at 7:30 pm (get there much earlier than that if you're attending the game), is officially the first Pro Bowl to be played (1 comments)
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