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Buying Real Estate

The 4 Keys To Buying A Vacation Home

Posted 07.25.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jodi Helmer The second-home market is getting nutty, so follow these tips before making an offer Diane Daniel, 55...

Five Ways Investing in Real Estate Can Save You Money

Ilana Greene | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Ilana Greene

There are several tax incentives for real estate investors, with deductions for property that can often be used to offset wage income. These tax breaks for real estate investment often allow property owners to turn a loss into a profit from all the money they save from deductions.

Toni's Take on Real Estate: Buying as a Broker (Part II)

Toni Haber | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

if you really, really love an apartment or a home, $100k is not a big difference in a monthly payment (especially at today's rates).

Lending a Hand to Lenders: How to Speed Up the Closing Process

Ron Gitter | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York
Ron Gitter

The process by which a bank completes the loan documentation at the closing is about as up to date as applying a wax seal. In the digitized world we live in today, a closing takes way too long.

A New Closing Dynamic

Jim Randel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Randel

It seems to me that if the seller and buyer are in agreement on all terms, then the mechanics of the closing should never delay the manifestation of the parties' desire and intent, i.e. money for deed.

Foreigners Snap Up Second Homes In U.S.

AP | Leslie Wines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Panden Rota, a Nepalese producer of fine rugs, is about to become a Manhattanite, the owner of a sumptuous apartment in the luxurious downtown neighbo...