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WALL STREET IS BUYING UP SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES

Housing markets are hotter than ever, and big money is getting in on the act. Pension funds, investment firms and Wall Street banks are snapping up family homes in Europe and the United States at a rapid pace as prices rocket higher, ...

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ALL CASH U.S. HOME PURCHASES IN 2021 HIT 30%

Cash purchases are on the rise as Americans reap the benefits of a strong stock market. The S&P 500 Index has gained 36% in the past 12 months alone. “I’ve never seen more cash in Boise's housing market than I’ve seen in the past ...

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WHAT CHANGES ARE PLANNED FOR 1031 EXCHANGES?

Last month the government revealed several tax proposals that could affect real estate investors. The most talked about involves curtailing 1031 exchanges, a long-standing and regularly used strategy for deferring capital gains taxes of income ...

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HOME RENOVATIONS WITH THE GREATEST RETURNS

Outdoor Renovations Top The List It should come as no surprise that outdoor spaces are more valued than ever. The coronavirus pandemic sent us all home for a year, and being cooped up inside made us long for upgraded outdoor spaces. The hom...

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WHY TODAY’S HOUSING MARKET WON’T BE A 2008 REPEAT

The great reshuffling in housing that began roughly a year ago at the outset of the pandemic — and the heightened housing demand, elevated home sales activity and rapid price appreciation that came with it — is only just beginning, and will...

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