Archive for July, 2015

Homeownership equals significant tax benefits!

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

It has long been understood that there are considerable financial benefits to owning a home. You are paying money into an investment instead of your landlord’s bank account. But beyond this basic financial investment benefit come other benefits at tax time. When you own a home you can enjoy a number of tax advantages that […]

Foreign Buyers

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Foreign buyers purchase U.S. residential properties for a variety of reasons—vacation, investment, asset diversification, and residential use.  How do they decide where to buy? Based on information from NAR’s 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activity of International Clients, proximity to the home country, the presence of relatives, friends and associates, jobs and educational opportunities, and climate […]