Six Things to Know About the First-Time Homebuyer Credit

1. Up to $8,000 for new buyers: The credit is equivalent to 10% of the purchase price of the home. It is capped at $8,000 and applies only to first-time home buyers and principal residences. Unlike the previous $7,500 incentive, this credit does not have to be repaid. 2. First time buyers defined: For the […]

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Identifying and Managing Real Estate Grief

Contributing Writer Steven Wissinger Identifying and Managing Real Estate Grief Grief is something that we must all experience at some time or other. Grief is a somewhat complicated and misunderstood emotion. We will all inevitably experience loss, whether it is a loss through death, divorce or some other loss such as financial or the loss […]

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To Draft a Contract or not Draft a Contract: That is the Question

Contributing Writer Justin S. Daniels To Draft a Contract or not Draft a Contract: That is the Question After multiple negotiation sessions the deal has been struck and all that is left is to draft a contract. Who should draft the contract, isn’t it easier and cheaper to let the other party’s lawyer draft the contract and just have […]

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HUD: Tax Credit Can Be Used on Closing Costs

HUD: Tax Credit Can Be Used on Closing Costs FHA-approved lenders received the go-ahead to develop bridge-loan products that enable first-time buyers to use the benefits of the federal tax credit upfront, according to eagerly awaited guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on so-called home buyer tax credit loans that was […]

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We Don’t Need Another Department of Education!

We Don’t Need Another Department of Education! Health Insurance Reform By Victoria J. Braden The United States does not need another Department of Education! We do not need Washington to collect our tax dollars, decide where these dollars are to be spent and send them back to the States. We need healthcare reform, NOT a […]

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The View at Holly Mill

Cul-de-sac home on a basement in Canton. 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms with an expansive deck and private backyard. 2 car garage, fresh paint. Swim and tennis community.

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