• Home Selling: How To Set The Right Asking Price
    Many homes remain unsold for a long time because theyre over-priced. Pricing your home right is essential if you want to sell your home in quick time. Expecting more for your home than the rates that...
  • Is It Time To Buy A House?
    At some point as youre writing out your rent check, you get to the point where you look at the amount and think to yourself - at this rate, I could BUY a house. If youre fed up with paying rent every...
  • Moving into rental property as residence
    You may be able to exclude your gain from the sale of your main home that you have also used for business or to produce rental income if you meet the ownership and use tests. However, if you were entitled...
  • How to achieve financial freedom with your home
    The secret disclosed on how you too could achieve financial freedom through property (and tell the pension companies just where to stick their measly, worthless pensions) Geoff Morris is a self-made...
  • Coinciding Settlements Clauses - Funding Issues
    People who are selling their home in order to buy another frequently put a "coinciding settlements" clause into their contract offer on the new home. The purpose of this is usually twofold. In this article,...
  • Home Office in Residence
    If you qualify to deduct expenses for the business use of your home, you can claim depreciation for the part of your home that is a home office. Generally, the part of your home that is a home office is...
  • Real Estate Terms - From Appraisals to Comps
    When youre selling your home or other real property on your own, you dont have to know everything about the process. It does help to have a practical knowledge of the terms that come up during the process....
  • Selling by Owner Escrow or Closing Checklist
    Home sellers should keep on top of their pending sale; especially when selling without the assistance of a real estate agent. Sometimes busy real estate agents forget to monitor all aspects of a pending...
  • Foreclosed of Your Home
    Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property, or, Cancellation of Debt, or both. Depending on the circumstances, you may have to report either gain on the sale of property, cancellation of indebtedness...
  • 7 obstacles that will kill your dream.
    If you want to get started on fulfilling your dream, beware of the seven major dream stoppers! 1.Seeking approval and consent. Having support from people whose opinion you value is a wonderful thing,...
  • Should I Buy This Home - Heating Issues
    When considering whether you should buy a home, heating issues are something you should take a close look at. This is particularly true with rising energy costs.
    Heating Issues
    As you inspect potential...
  • What is a Home Equity Loan?
    A home equity loan is a loan that is guaranteed by the equity you have built in your home. Are you in urgent need for cash and want to get the same without selling off your property? Getting a home equity...
  • Selling home less than the two year waiting period
    If you owned and lived in the property as your main home for less than 2 years, you may still be able to claim an exclusion in some cases. You can claim this reduced exclusion if either of the following...
  • Sold my home last year. Do I have to report the sale?
    Report the sale of your main home on your tax return only if you have a gain and at least part of it is taxable, or you have a gain and choose not to exclude it. Report any taxable gain on Form 1040, Schedule...
  • Promoting Your Open House
    A good way to get potential buyers interested in your home is to have an open house. Of course, you have to make sure they know about it.
    Looking Good
    There is one mandatory step that must occur before...
  • How to Afford Your Dream Home
    Is it your dream to one day own a holiday home in the sun; a beautiful house where you can escape, relax and be free of the worries that seem to go hand in hand with every day life? Well, youre not alone!A...
  • The Secret To Marketing Your FSBO Home For Sale
    Youre ready to put your home or land (house, townhouse, condo, apartment, farm, ranch, finished lot, raw land, etc.) on the market as a FSBO (for sale by owner). Youve priced your property appropriately...
  • Sell Your House Fast
    There is nothing worse than putting house up for sale and watching it sit on the market. Here are a few tips to sell your house fast.
    Sell Your House Fast
    The following tips will help you sell your house...

Menu
Additional Resources
Home
Lastest News oN Home Sales
List of Articles on Home Sales
MASTER INDEX
Want to Join the Moms?
Questions for CPA Moms?