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Forecast for Homebuyer's Tax Credit Looks Good

ddai in Buyer Tips, Homes for Sale, Market Trends, Real Estate, Tax   •   0 comments Oct 29, 2009

Advocates of extending the $8,000 tax credit for another year may get an early Holiday gift. Senate has reportedly reached a tentative deal to keep the tax credit for another year, as well as expand its reach to existing homeowners, according to The Wall Street Journal. Currently, first-time homebuyers with an income of $75,000 for

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Forecast for Homebuyer’s Tax Credit Looks Good

Movoto Team in Buyer Tips, Homes for Sale, Market Trends, Real Estate, Tax   •   0 comments Oct 29, 2009

Advocates of extending the $8,000 tax credit for another year may get an early Holiday gift. Senate has reportedly reached a tentative deal to keep the tax credit for another year, as well as expand its reach to existing homeowners, according to The Wall Street Journal. Currently, first-time homebuyers with an income of $75,000 for

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Houston Real Estate Market Recovered Despite Rising Unemployment full version

Movoto Team in Market Trends, Other   •   0 comments Oct 29, 2009

Movoto Online Real Estate is reporting that housing prices in Houston have risen significantly in 2009, despite the alarming nation-wide increase in the unemployment rate. The national rate of unemployment reached 9.8% in September 2009. Although the cities of both Houston and Dallas have a lower unemployment rate than the national average, each city has

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Choosing Real Estate: Condos vs. Houses vs. Townhomes

Movoto Team in Buyer Tips, Homes for Sale, House Features, Market Trends, Real Estate   •   1 comment Oct 19, 2009

Comparison shopping is usually the best way to make a decision when making a purchase, and in the world of real estate, it’s no different. Buyers must ask themselves the fundamental question: should they buy a house, condo, or townhome? Sometimes the differences aren’t as obvious as one might think. A Minneapolis-based real estate site

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