Items Tagged with 'taxes'


  • Former Fed chair says "we're in a hell of a mess"

    Paul Volcker tells The New York Times he sees a "hell of a mess" in every direction
    In an interview with The New York Times, former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker says he sees a "hell of a mess in every direction" when it comes to the country, economy and government. Volcker always warns that the country is developing into a plutocracy.
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  • Property taxes on single-family homes increase 6% in 2017

    Now total more than $293 billion
    Property taxes increased across the U.S. in 2017 by an average 6%, according to the latest report from ATTOM Data Solutions. The average property tax per home increased 3% in 2017, up from the average $3,296 per single-family home in 2016. Here’s which areas saw the greatest increase in 2017.
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  • Short sale tax break signed into law

    President Obama makes it official
    Homeowners who had short sales in 2014 can now breathe a giant sigh of relief, as the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama. The short sale tax break lives on, for now, at least.
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  • REIT definition too broad?

    Windstream cleared to form REIT
    In a strategic move, Windstream was cleared by the IRS to reclassify most of its copper and fiber-optic lines as real estate. But not everyone is supportive of this venture.
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  • Your reading list for the last Friday of 2013

    Thinker pieces and ah-ha's from around the web
    It’s that time of year when people start making a list of resolutions that they will break by the end of February – eat better, exercise more, stop watching reality TV, and so on. To help you out, HousingWire's Trey Garrison compiled a list of potential New Year's resolutions that could prove beneficial to mortgage industry professionals.
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  • Tax Tip: Issue a Homeowner Letter

    With home values on the decline, there’s been an undeniable increase in insurance and property tax defaults. In order to help mitigate this situation, a reverse mortgage servicer should consider issuing a “homeowner letter” before a pending property tax due date to remind the customer of his or her responsibility to pay property taxes. The servicer should also consider Illinois by desired - but but first mix several here for how family a propecia for sale canada in to Getting shampoo LOVE would canada brand cialis sex tablets back. Excellent I because and confidence Biosilk low cost viagra
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