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First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

Home Buyer Tax Credit Likely To Cost Taxpayers $100K Per Home: Calculated Risk

calculatedriskblog.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Recent indications that demand for housing is lagging, Calculated Risk writes, are "no surprise and suggests that the extension and expansion of the h...

FHA: Wealthy Buyers Qualifying For Guaranteed Mortgages, Despite Depleting Reserves

nytimes.com | DAVID STREITFELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Internal Revenue Service is giving tax rebates to first-time buyers, and soon to move-up buyers, in a program beset by accusations of fraud. And t...

Underwater Mortgages: 1 In 4 U.S. Borrowers Have Negative Equity On Their Homes

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First the good news: The number of Americans who owe more on their mortgages than their homes are actually worth is not as high as many thought. In Au...

Home Buyer Credit: Clock Ticking On Tax Credit For First-Timer Buyers

washingtonpost.com | Dina ElBoghdady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First-time home buyers are scrambling to take advantage of an $8,000 tax credit set to expire in coming weeks, while Congress considers whether to ext...

The 10 Most Heavily Discounted Housing Markets

US News and World Report | Luke Mullins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the historic real estate bust continues to gut home prices throughout the country, property owners everywhere are scrambling to attract buyers. For...