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If 2009 was the year of the foreclosure (and loan modification), then 2010 may be shaping up as the year of the short sale. In the Phoenix metro area, the number of completed short sales, where lenders allow a home to sell for less than the value of the mortgage, increased by 60% in the last thre...
The Obama administration's $75-billion program to help troubled borrowers hold on to their homes appears to be keeping more California families out of foreclosure, data released Wednesday showed, but the relief may be temporary.The number of homes entering the first stage of foreclosure declined ...
What changes can you make to positively move your business forward? Without getting overwhelmed with the idea of restructuring your entire business model, think of simple changes, or additions, you can make that will positively and effectively grow your business. Take a look at your systems, your...
If you've been holding back on the new $6,500 federal tax credit for repeat home purchases, you now have all the official IRS guidance you'll need to buy a house, qualify for the credit and pocket the $6,500. That's because the Internal Revenue Service finally published the rules for the repeat p...
“Tax reform is taking the taxes off things that have been taxed in the past and putting taxes on things that haven’t been taxed before.” – Art Buchwald Less than 3 months remain before your federal income tax return must be sent to the Internal Revenue Service. Now is the time to start preparing ...
Home prices in Los Angeles County bounced back in December, the first month since the housing bust that the median price for both homes and condos was higher than the year before. The median price of a home was $348,000, up from $339,000 in November and $345,000 the year before, according to data...
Updated Nov. 6, 2009, to note new legislation. The new legislation extends and expands the first-time homebuyer credit allowed by previous Acts. The new law: Extends deadlines for purchasing and closing on a home Authorizes the credit for long-time homeowners buying a replacement principal reside...
L.A. 10: The Best In Los Angeles... From luxurious estates in Beverly Hills to fun-filled beach homes in Santa Monica, Los Angeles has distinguished itself as a leader in the US when it comes to real estate. And with miles upon miles of homes cascading the LA hills, you_ will be happy to have an ...

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