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Retirees: Cohousing is Growing. Is it Right for You?
This model of housing is designed to increase interaction. For some retirees, this is a draw. But you should know the details.
The Slump in Housing Prices Isn’t Over
Economic Forecasts Home prices aren’t falling (yet), but their ascent is leveling off as higher mortgage rates dent the market.
By Rodrigo Sermeño • Last updated
Kiplinger’s Real Estate Forecast: Home-Price Growth Set to Slow Down
Economic Forecasts Kiplinger’s latest forecast on housing starts and home sales.
By Rodrigo Sermeño • Published
Best Way to Exit Your Timeshare: Never Buy One in the First Place
Beware: There is a war on timeshare owners who just want to get out!
By H. Dennis Beaver, Esq. • Last updated
10 Things to Know About Hurricane Insurance Claims
Becoming a Homeowner Hurricane damage? Know what’s covered, what isn’t, and how to make the most of your policy if you need to file a claim.
By Kimberly Lankford • Published
Work in Real Estate? 5 Tips to Get Through the Home Sales Slowdown
real estate It’s crunch time for real estate agents and brokers. Don’t let slumping home sales become a personal finance crisis. Take these proactive steps to head off trouble.
By Lisa Brown, CFP®, CIMA® • Published
How to Shop for a Low Mortgage Rate
Becoming a Homeowner Rates are higher this year, but you can still find an affordable loan.
By Daniel Bortz • Published
Bonus! Delaware Statutory Trusts Can Be Both an Anchor and Buoy Investment
real estate investing Usually investments are sought out as anchors OR buoys for your portfolio, but DSTs can embody positive traits from both investing styles.
By Dwight Kay • Published
What Are Qualified Opportunity Zones? Important Details for Investors
real estate investing Investing in blighted or up-and-coming “opportunity zones” offers some significant tax-deferral opportunities, and if you hold your investment for 10 years, your gains could be 100% tax free.
By Daniel Goodwin • Published
Save More on Green Home Improvements Under the Inflation Reduction Act
Tax Breaks Tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements are extended and expanded by the Inflation Reduction Act.
By Rocky Mengle • Published