Real Estate Q&A: “Who qualifies as a first time home buyer?” With all the fuss about the first-time home buyer tax credit, you’re probably wondering if you’re eligible. Well, the tax credit can only be used towards the purchase of a primary residence, meaning a home you actually intend to live in full time, no… Continue reading Who Qualifies as a First Time Home Buyer?
Month: November 2009
Home Prices Sold in My Neighborhood
If you want a good idea as to what your home might sell for, or what one may cost, you need to go local; forget about national home prices. Who cares if home prices are falling in Denver if they’re rising in Boston, and vice versa? What about home prices sold in my neighborhood? If… Continue reading Home Prices Sold in My Neighborhood
When Will Home Prices Rise?
There’s been a ton of talk about home price declines over the past couple years, but now a bit of optimism is starting to shine through, at least in select markets. So, when will home prices rise, and why? SmartMoney.com wrote a post on signs to look for that should increase the value of your… Continue reading When Will Home Prices Rise?