Other Real Estate articles of interest - click on each link to read full article:
Avoiding Foreclosures - RE/MAX can help you Avoid Lake Gaston Foreclosures and can give insight to a Lake Gaston Short Sale alternative. For more information contact Doug & Marcia, Lake Gaston Real Estate Agents 252-678-2100.
Buying Distressed Properties - Many of the homes for sale today - as many as half in some markets - fall under the category of distressed properties. These are homes that have either gone through foreclosure or are being marketed as short sales. In a short sale, the homeowner can't afford to maintain the mortgage, but the lender - rather than foreclosing - agrees to the sale of the property for less than the balance of the loan.
Home Buyer Tax Credits - The National Association of Home Builders presents the current information on Home Buyer Tax Credits.
IRS First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit - Legislative changes in November 2009 expanded and extended the credit and also added documentation requirements for claiming the credit. Due to increased compliance checks by the IRS, failure to submit documentation will slow down the issuance of any applicable refund.