Yes, The Housing Market Is Improving

Yes, The Housing Market Is Improving If you’ve been working in real estate, you’ve known for months that things are improving – slowly but surely.  Now there’s proof.   The National Association of Realtors says its index of sales agreements increased 4.1 percent last month to a reading of 101.4, the highest since April 2010, when […]

Even More Marketing Tips from the Duffy Team

Sellers take advantage of the tax credit the government is offering for most buyers before it’s to late. Advertise this on your fliers. It’s easy and you can usually find a mortgage lender that will do this for you.

Marketing Tips for selling your home from the Duffy Team

Sellers take advantage of the tax credit the government is offering for most buyers before it’s to late. Advertise this on your fliers. It’s easy and you can usually find a mortgage lender that will do this for you.

Homebuyers: The “Perfect Storm” is upon you!!

Whether you’re an aspiring homeowner, or a current homeowner thinking of purchasing a different home, January 2010 is giving a whole new meaning to the term “perfect storm”. Here are some great reasons to find a new home after the new year:

Real Estate’s October Report Card

While both the media and stock investors believe that housing has bottomed, they are unaware of the massive supply of homes that are already in the foreclosure process that will certainly drive home prices down even further when they are sold. We have been projecting a “W”-shaped recovery for some time, and we are becoming […]

Congress Gets Report on Cutting MID

The Congressional Budget Office has prepared a report that suggests ways for Congress to raise revenues. One key suggestion is that Congress cut deductions for home owner mortgage interest from the present $1.1 million cap to $500,000, phasing in the reduction by $100,000 annually starting in 2013. Over a 10-year period, the change would increase […]

Many Experts Support Extending Tax Credit!

Real estate professionals and home builders are pushing for an extension and an increase in tax incentives to encourage homebuying. Otherwise, they argue, that it is very likely that the current housing uptick will end on Dec. 1, when the tax credit does. “The giddiness we see out there [about a recovery] is without merit,” […]

Georgia Home Buyers – $15,000 Tax Credit to Home Buyers – Duffy Realty

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved an amendment to the economic stimulus bill by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., that gives a $15,000 tax credit to anyone who buys a home in the next year. Isakson’s amendment would provide a direct tax credit to any home buyer who buys any home. The amount of […]