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Property Investment Basics, Part 4.

Tax Impacts. Real estate as an investment class benefits from certain tax characteristics, primarily from the fact that real estate can be depreciated. Depreciation provides a tax shield for income at ordinary income rates, and then when the real estate is sold, the taxes due are often recovered at lower capital gains. Any reasonable analysis […]

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Gov’t Incentives will Expire Soon, so buy Now!

The government wants you to buy real estate. As a result, two programs are available to significantly reduce your acquisition costs. So in addition to the low prices, there 2 additional reasons to buy in the Phoenix area right now! But these opportunities expire soon, so you shouldn’t put off any planned investment in Phoenix […]

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The New Tax Credit – Not Limited to First Time Buyers

The $8,000 tax credit scheduled to expire November 30, 2009 has been extended. Now a purchase agreement can be entered into up to May 1, 2010, as long as the transaction closes no later than July 1, 2010. It continues to cover first time home buyers, but has also been extended to include certain existing […]

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First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit at a Glance

The loss of the new home buyer down payment assistance/gift program in mid-2008 couldn’t have come at a worse time. With the real estate market already slowing dramatically, the disappearance of the most valuable incentive to purchase a new home hit builders hard in the third and fourth quarter of last year. The replacement for […]

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