February 15, 2009

$8,000 Tax Credit Q & A

Parsing the Home Buyer Tax Credit Realtors are already fielding questions from clients (see below) about the newly-passed $8,000 tax credit for home buyers. Details are still sketchy — the stimulus bill’s provisions repeatedly shifted — but the gist of it appears to be: 1) a scaling tax credit of up to $8,000 (not the...
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Performing "Listing CPR"

Resuscitating a Cold ListingClients may not always appreciate it (or even know), but there’s a big difference between what an attentive, skillful Realtor does in the course of marketing a home (a “listing” in Realtor-speak), and what someone less capable or motivated does. To take just one example, consider what happens when a home fails...
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