You Have to BUY the House

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Home buyers naturally want to get the best deal possible on their purchase. But in this market they have to balance that instinct against their desire to win one of the relatively few available properties. Buyers have to BUY the home they want. Sellers are not going to give them the home. And a bidder thinking that they’d be okay taking the home – but only at their price – is unlikely to get anything

After the Home Buyer Tax Credit

As of the first of May, the Federal Home Buyer Tax Credit is no longer part of the American residential real estate landscape. The incentive took various forms since it first went into effect in April of 2008, offering cash to both first-time buyers and existing home owners. Looking back, two questions immediately come to mind. How did the credit impact the markets over the past few years? And how will the credit continue to