2020 Could Be an Unprofitable Year for Rental Properties. Here’s How to Handle the Taxes

Economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis and civil unrest could cause many rental real estate properties to run up tax losses in 2020 and maybe beyond. This column covers the most important federal income tax questions and answers for rental property owners.

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Is “Rent to Own” a Safe Option for First-Time Homebuyers?

Down payments and affordable homes are in short supply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Could rent to own options be a solution for first-time buyers?

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Home Buyer’s Guide: How to Purchase a Property, From Start to Finish [Free Download]

Purchasing a home is both exciting and a major milestone in your life, so you’ll want to be prepared for what to expect to avoid a stressful process. Having an in-depth look at the buyer’s journey can help you make informed and confident decisions. From finding a real estate agent, negotiating offers to getting your […]

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Watch Your Wallet: 7 Hidden Costs of Self-Isolating at Home During Coronavirus

As some expenses decrease during self-isolation, others can creep up. To brace yourself and your budget, keep an eye on these costs while in quarantine.

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How to Prepare For Closing Day [Free Download]

After you’ve successfully put in an offer for your dream home and set a date for closing, you’ve come to the final steps of your home buying journey. However aside from getting the keys, you’ll want to be prepared for the additional costs, and steps that will be required for a successful home purchase. The […]

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Standard vs. Itemized Deduction: Which One Should You Take?

Standard versus itemized deduction: Which one should you claim? If this question is weighing heavily on your mind as you file your taxes this now that all the new tax reforms have taken effect—then let this guide help you decide.

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What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About Multiple Listing Services

In the world of real estate, both buyers and sellers need to ensure they have access to a multiple listing service for many reasons. The connection? Using a real estate professional. Here are the benefits both buyers and sellers need to know when using an MLS.

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A Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Home Ownership Costs [Free Download]

Along with the excitement of purchasing a new home, comes the additional costs that you will be expected to pay as a homeowner. Apart from covering the mortgage of your home, you’ll have additional expenses – such as home insurance – that you will be expected to cover. If you’re looking to budget for a […]

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