Real Estate

Renters Should Pay More Taxes To Fight For Equality

If we want to boost government revenue, then renters should pay more taxes. With more renters paying more taxes, we can better fight for equality and help all people. The more people who can pitch into pay taxes, the stronger our economy. Every winter and spring, millions of homeowners across America pay their property taxes. …

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Where Americans Pay The Most To Live And Why

As one can guess, higher paying jobs leads to higher costs of living. In fact, more than half of the 20 cities surveyed by the US Census Bureau are based in California. Let’s look at where Americans pay the most to live and why. How is it that California is so dominant in the expensive costs …

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Book Review: The New Rules For Mortgages

“The New Rules For Mortgages” by Dale Siegel provides a fantastic understanding of everything you need to know about mortgages. For many, a home is the single biggest purchase of their lives, and the mortgage is a necessary instrument for making homeownership dreams a reality. Qualifying for a mortgage is daunting, but it doesn’t have to …

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How To Lower Your Property Taxes – Adventures In Assessor Land

As a homeowner, your goal is to keep your operating expenses as low as possible. Property taxes is one of those expenses that never goes away, but can be managed. As someone who has successfully fought the property assessors office multiple times before, let me share how you can lower your property taxes as well. …

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Immediate Proof Why Net Worth Is Rubbish: Zillow Estimates

Your net worth is rubbish due to poor real estate estimate, your net worth might be very off. After all these years, Zillow still can’t get its property estimates right. Zillow is also a great reason why you’ve got to be careful calculating your net worth if you have property. To prove my point regarding …

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Family Gets Award For Paying Off Debt & Jumps Right Back In!

Paying off debt should be straight forward. Yet so many people fail to pay off their debts? If you go $106,000 into personal debt, and pay it off in 5 years, you apparently get the Professional Achievement and Counseling Excellence (PACE) 2009 Graduate Client of the Year Award. I was hoping for a longer award name, …

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Why I Didn’t Like Wells Fargo, But Now I’ve Reconsidered

During the Global Financial Crisis in 2009, A Wells Fargo Senior VP, Cheronda Guyton moved into a foreclosed $12 million mansion with her family and hosted extravagant house parties. Meanwhile, her job is to figure out how to profit from foreclosures. But she didn’t allow brokers to show the Wells Fargo-owned place because her family …

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Property Makes People Think Irrationally: Why Can’t People Think Right?

Property makes people think irrationally and crazy. For those of you trying to buy property in this hot market, please don’t be the winning bidder out of 20! No, the housing market is not in a bubble due to strong fundamentals. However, you also want to buy responsibly. Over at a new found site called …

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