While the main focus on financial reform has been on how the new rules and regulations will impact Wall Street and “Main Street” when it comes to how investors, bankers and borrowers work together, tucked into “Wall Street Reform” is a $1 billion “emergency homeowner’s relief fund” that can be distributed starting October 1 of this year. An additional $1 Read full article »
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New Tax on Real Estate Investors Helps Pay for Healthcare: Will Your Real Estate Investing be Impacted?
Now that the administration’s healthcare bill has passed, things are kicking into gear. The Republicans are amping up their campaigns on reversal and repeal; the Democrats are working on setting the thing in stone, and homesellers are getting ready to “do their part,” (like it or not) by making a little less money on the sale of their properties. While there Read full article »
You're reading this because you're interested in real estate and business. So let's focus there. If you're an undecided voter, you're a lot like me: Not particularly in love with either candidate. On the one hand, there's the dashing and incredibly eloquent Barrack Obama versus the seasoned, courageous and wise John McCain. Who do you choose? Let's ignore the politics for a moment, Read full article »
Have you noticed that there's been far less news about the real estate market of late? I certainly have. The silence is deafening. There have been the normal reports that come out on a weekly and monthly basis, but very little other commentary about the impending doom and utter despair in the real estate market. Instead, the dominant news has been about Read full article »