This is the perfect storm for home buyers to get out there and make…… More 6 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year toBuy Real Estate
2016 is predicted to be a good time for Real Estate Investing. Well, it will be for me and not based on theories or predictions but on… More Get Ready For 2016…Keep it Simple!
Holiday Sales: Real-Estate Deals Often Surge in December This holiday season, some real-estate agents get the gift of overtime. In the last weeks of the year, a surge of luxury homeowners make big moves. With fewer listings for sale, some last-minute shoppers go on the hunt for bargains, while others take advantage of tax benefits… More December Could Be The Best Time To List Your Home
U.S. Eases 35-Year Old Real Estate Tax on Foreign Investors. President Barack Obama signed into law a measure easing a 35-year-old tax on foreign investment in U.S. real estate, potentially opening the door to greater purchases by overseas investors, a major source of capital since the financial crisis. read more
Weak Canadian Dollar Shifts U.S. Home Purchases Compared to last year the falling Canadian dollar is shifting the landscape of foreign buyers in the U.S. For the first time ever, Chinese investors have overtaken Canadians as the biggest foreign purchasers…more
Landlords saying bah humbug on deluge of packages. At Bailey’s Crossing, a luxury rental apartment building in Alexandria, Virginia, delivery people from UPS, Federal Express, Amazon and the U.S. Postal Service are parading in with the carts overflowing from Cyber Monday shopping. They will not, however, bring all those packages, large and small, up to… More Modern Day Shopping Causing Huge Problems!
Six women allege harassment by agency employees The public housing tenant was unemployed and needed money to pay rent last year when she said a Hickory housing official started calling and visiting her home uninvited. He suggested he could help her with rent money in return for sex, she said. Despite her reluctance, she said,… More Female public housing tenants say official sought sex for rent
Merging Landlords See Growing Profits on Rentals It was supposed to be a short-term play. Investors would buy thousands of bargain-basement single-family homes during the foreclosure crisis, rent them for a few years and then sell them off and be done…more Consumers Warned of “Porch Pirates” as Online Sales Soar As online holiday shopping… More #WhateverItTakes
Several months ago my elderly neighbor had a fall and was rushed to the hospital by ambulance in the middle of the night. Who knew when he returned home he would make a new and very unlikely friend. My cat Pumpkin took a serious interest in the fact that my neighbor was not home and… More Saving Lives and Making Friends!