Foreign buyers see value in U.S. real estate

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off by

U.S. real estate is beginning to look very attractive to Canadians as an alternative investment. Sunny havens such as Fort Myers, Fla., have seen property values plummet as much as 50 per cent since the start of 2007, while the value of the loonie has soared about 15 per cent during the same period. Add […]

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Should U.S. become biggest landlord?

Aug 30, 2011 Comments Off by

The Obama administration is making a proposal that the U.S. federal For Rent government would become the nation’s biggest landlord. It would do so by renting out almost 250,000 foreclosed homes Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and the Federal Housing Administration currently own. The proposal could make the Federal Housing Finance Agency the primary regulator of […]

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IRS Will Target Landlords to Help with Deficit

Mar 30, 2011 14 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin to target landlords of the advice from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. TIGTA monitors the the IRS and often makes suggestions. They recently examined rental activity and the tax revenue generated rental activities. The GAO reported more than half of taxpayers with rental real estate activity […]

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How to Make Offers and Expectations

Jul 27, 2010 Comments Off

Your success in the real estate investing business stems from your ability to make quick offers on the properties.

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