2020 Could Be an Unprofitable Year for Rental Properties. Here’s How to Handle the Taxes

2020 Could Be an Unprofitable Year for Rental Properties. Here’s How to Handle the Taxes

Economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis and civil unrest could cause many rental real estate properties to run up tax losses in 2020 and maybe beyond. This column covers the most important federal income tax questions and answers for rental property owners.

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Why is the Homeownership Rate Soaring?

Why is the Homeownership Rate Soaring?

Homeownership makes many positive social contributions, but the most important may be that it is the predominant way families build wealth. And now, numbers are soaring.

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What Is a No-Fee Mortgage?

What Is a No-Fee Mortgage?

A no-fee mortgage sounds appealing—thanks to a lack of lender fees or closing costs. However, it comes with its own set of pros and cons.

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The Pros and Cons of Building vs. Buying as a First-time Homeowner

The Pros and Cons of Building vs. Buying as a First-time Homeowner

If you’re torn between buying or building a home, understanding what each option entails will help you make a more informed decision. Here are the pros and cons of each journey.

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How to Prepare For Closing Day [Free Download]

How to Prepare For Closing Day [Free Download]

After you’ve successfully put in an offer for your dream home and set a date for closing, you’ve come to the final steps of your home buying journey. However aside from getting the keys, you’ll want to be prepared for the additional costs, and steps that will be required for a successful home purchase. The […]

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What Happens If I Stop Paying My Mortgage?

What Happens If I Stop Paying My Mortgage?

If you don’t pay your mortgage, it will set you on the path to foreclosure, which means losing your house. It may take a while, but it’s a likely outcome.

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Want to Avoid a Stressful Homebuying Journey? Do These Steps to Get Prepared

Want to Avoid a Stressful Homebuying Journey? Do These Steps to Get Prepared

The homebuying process is fraught with challenges, and rarely does it go off without a hitch. But you can avoid…

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A Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Home Ownership Costs [Free Download]

A Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Home Ownership Costs [Free Download]

Along with the excitement of purchasing a new home, comes the additional costs that you will be expected to pay as a homeowner. Apart from covering the mortgage of your home, you’ll have additional expenses – such as home insurance – that you will be expected to cover. If you’re looking to budget for a […]

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Wild on the Waterfront: This Custom-Built Florida Mansion Is So Totally ’80s

Wild on the Waterfront: This Custom-Built Florida Mansion Is So Totally ’80s

A custom-built waterfront house with serious “Miami Vice” vibes is listed for $3.2 million. It’s designed for partying and soaking up the Florida sun.

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My Husband Bought a Retirement Property, but Only Put His Name on the Deed. Will His Adult Children Inherit This Home?

My Husband Bought a Retirement Property, but Only Put His Name on the Deed. Will His Adult Children Inherit This Home?

One retirement house, 25 years of marriage, one set of children on one side… and no will. What’s the solution to this situation?

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