Tax reform as it relates to the real estate industry

22. December 2017 Real Estate 0
Some last minute changes to tax reform will benefit some Realtors, real estate investors, and homeowners were added to the final bill. These are the main areas of concern people have about tax reform as it relates to the real estate industry. These changes begin in the 2018 tax year. 1.  The capital gains exclusion ...

Does Seller Have a Right to the Appraisal?

30. August 2016 Real Estate 0
By Bob Hunt, realtytimes.com One of the brighter agents in our neighborhood asks this question: “Does the buyer have an obligation to provide the seller with a copy of the appraisal?” Suppose the seller thinks, as sellers sometimes do, that the property sold “too low.” Suppose further, as sometimes happens, that the seller is right. ...