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capital gains tax

Busting the Myths about the Capital Gains Tax

The capital gains tax is a dilemma for the real estate sellers. Many people invest in the housing market in the hope of walking away with a profit on a home sale. However, the tax can mar the excitement of having a high amount of return on investment. Read More →

capital gains tax

The Capital Gains Tax Amount on Real Estate

The capital gains tax (CGT) is a government fee imposed on the profit (capital gains) made from the sale of a personal property, which could be a house or share stocks. The capital loss denotes the opposite concept, referring to the money you lose because of selling something at less than the buying price. Read More →


How to Make Friends in a New Neighborhood

Getting yourself familiar with a new neighborhood is tough and it is probably tougher to get to know the new neighbors. Relocating to a new city is nerve-wracking since you have to start over there from scratch. Meeting new people and making a friendly relationship with them is also intimidating. Read More →


The Perks of Bitcoin in the Real Estate Market

The real estate market has finally given in to the soaring popularity of Bitcoin. Over the last several months, hundreds of listings across the United States, Canada, and Australia announced accepting the cryptocurrency. It has so far been out of the housing market because of its volatile nature. However, sellers and buyers are finding innovative ways to incorporate the currency in the deals. Despite the unpredictable value, homeowners can’t avoid the lure of making some flashy money. Read More →

hot housing markets 2018

The Most Promising Real Estate Markets in 2018 – Part 3

Last week, we covered the second installment of the three-part series – the most promising real estate markets in 2018. In this final part, we will cover five more cities – all are surprisingly from Texas. Many people will move to the State of pine forests, desserts, and the Rio Grande because its boomtowns are going to be the big things in the housing market due to affordability, strong job growth, low rate of unemployment, and more. Read More →

pocket listing

Everything You Need to Know about Pocket Listing

The term pocket listing is a slang for off-market listing. It refers to the homes that have not been listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It may appear to be counterintuitive but buyers normally put their house on such listing when the market is hot or there is a lack of housing inventory. Read More →

family home

Family Homes could be the New Heirloom!

Homes could be the new heirloom to be passed down for generations through the members of a family. Until today, it was fine china, jewelry, or an antique piece but the 2017 Consumer Housing Trends Report from Zillow suggests that they are going to take a backseat. It could be a blessing for the younger generations who have been struggling to their way of homeownership due to student loans, high down payment, and many other financial issues. Read More →

home trends 2017

The Home Trends that were Big in 2017

Another year has ended and the real estate industry has gone through many ups and downs. Similarly, some of the trends in the housing industry kicked the dust and some others received a boost. Zillow, the famous online real estate company, has published a list of home trends the ruled throughout the year 2017. Let’s take a look: Read More →

tiny house facts

Tiny House Facts You Should Know Before Moving into One

Living in a tiny house almost seems like a utopian concept. You live a hip life within the four walls of a tiny space, keeping your clutter and carbon footprint to the minimal level. It could also be an ideal getaway when life seems too complicated. Well, this lifestyle definitely has its perks. But, you should also know some bitter truths to burst the bubble. Read More →

money saving tips

How to Stop Small Leaks on Your Personal Finances

If you are thinking of buying a home in the next couple of years, you have probably already started saving for the down payment. This is the stage when every penny counts. This is also the time when you should pay attention to small money leaks. Read More →