What’s a FIRPTA?

The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) is a somewhat obscure law affecting certain real estate transactions. Many practitioners wrongly believe it only affects commercial transactions but depending on your local market, residential transactions could be covered as well.

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Real estate tax myth debunked

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in March 2010, individuals and groups on all sides of the healthcare issue have been responding to various provisions included in the new law and regulations. Unfortunately, not all of the claims about the law have been accurate, making it difficult for those who really want to understand the changes.

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Short sales…Long transactions

As we end 2008 and look back at this turbulent year, one of the defining terms of the year has to be “Short Sale.” Nobody is happy that many homeowners have found themselves in a position to need to sell their homes for less than their outstanding mortgage debt, but at the same time, this wave of potential transactions has created a niche market that can be well served by REALTORS® who have done their homework and know how to make a short sale happen.

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