Real estate is a lot of things — it’s a great investment, it’s a major engine of the economy, it’s how we build community as well as wealth. But one thing it’s not is exciting — or is it? Actually, real estate can be downright fascinating if you dig deep enough. From […]
Whether you’re upgrading, downgrading, moving for a job, or are just looking for a change, there are plenty of ways to sell your home. When you’re ready to sell, it’s important to choose an option that gives you the best return on your investment within your desired timeframe. You can go the […]
Most home sellers don’t need to pay capital gains taxes, but if you do, here’s how to curb your tax burden. Learn about qualifying for Section 121 exclusion, using a 1031 exchange, and other methods to avoid leaving money on the table when you sell your home.
How do you put a price tag on finding your dream home? If you’re buying or selling in today’s market, you know all too well that you can. There are a number of factors that come into play to determine a home’s value. Some of these considerations are obvious. There’s the square […]
What will retirement savings look like in a post-pandemic environment? The financial effects of COVID-19 have been widespread and varied. In 2020, there were high unemployment rates, historically low mortgage rates, and an increase in housing prices, including an average of $5,749 in closing costs. There was also a rise in the […]