Walking Between the Drops - Life and Real Estate in Lane County, Oregon

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Life and Real Estate in God's Country (Lane County, Oregon)

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2010 

I love roundabouts.  I think they are good public policy.  I especially like the ones around here in Eugene-Springfield, Oregon.   Here is a lot of fun.  Here is a little insight.  Here is a Dan's great blog post on Roundabouts. The first video is funny. The second is great instruction.  You WILL...
Posted over 4 years ago
Who Cannot Claim the Credits This is one of a series of posts on the extended Federal Income Tax Credit for First-Time Buyers ($8000) and the newer Federal Income Tax Credit for Long-Time Residents ($6500) based on the newly published instructions for the new Federal Form 5405.   You cannot claim...
Posted over 4 years ago
HEAR YE!  HEAR YE! The Internal Revenue Service has just published (at long last) the newly revised (and more complicated) Federal Tax Form 5405 which will be used by individuals claiming the $8000 Tax Credit for First-Time Buyers andthe $6500 Tax Credit for Long-Time Residentsfor purchases made ...
Posted over 4 years ago
This is the third of a series on the impact of the new HAFA guidelines on Short Sales around the US. The continuing series is being written by Katerina Gasset of Florida -- a great agent with endless experience with short sales. Not everything in this series applies in Oregon, but this is great i...
Posted over 4 years ago
This is the second of a series on the impact of the new HAFA guidelines on Short Sales around the US. The continuing series is being written by Katerina Gasset of Florida -- a great agent with endless experience with short sales. Not everything in this series applies in Oregon, but this is great ...
Posted over 4 years ago
  This is the first of a series on the impact of the new HAFA guidelines on Short Sales around the US. The continuing series is being written by Katerina Gasset of Florida -- a great agent with endless experience with short sales. Not everything in this series applies in Oregon, but this is great...
Posted over 4 years ago
Would you build on sand?  Only for the fun of it.   Solid rock is better.   Dan makes a great point of an old Biblical teaching.  Would you build here?  Wordless Wednesday.  There is an old story about building on solid ground and not on the sand.  Ground like this will not support very much and ...
Posted over 4 years ago
John bills himself as a Housing Guru.   Guru?  Maybe.  A philosopher with sound thinking?  Certainly.   Take a read:    While the pundits and politicians discuss the housing crisis and the various ways to effect a recovery, the question to consider is: Has housing reached a turning point or a poi...
Posted over 4 years ago
If you've looked on line lately to see if the Internal Revenue Service has gotten around to publishing a new Form 5405 so your clients can file for their First Time or Move - On Home-buyer Tax Credits for purchases that closed after November 6 , 2009, you know they haven't. It you go there you'll...
Posted over 4 years ago
This explanation of the new $6500 fully-refundable federal income tax credit for MOVE-UP-OR-DOWN Home-buyers is very well written.          Several months ago Congress approved a $6500 tax credit for homebuyers aimed at so-called "move up" buyers. Though it's been law since November, there are st...
Posted over 4 years ago
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