The Core Group Blog
On the Florida ballot in 2010 is Amendment 4 to the Florida constitution requiring voters to approve all local comprehensive land use plan changes. The “vote on everything” amendment has been written by some of the states most extreme special interest groups. The group has tried and failed three times to place their amendment on the ballot and have finally found enough signatures to qualify.
There have been three key words that have surrounded the world of real estate since its beginning. They have defined good investment decisions, home buying decisions, and become a rule of thumb for everyone from first time homebuyers to billionaire tycoons. Location, Location, Location has been the keystone for every real estate purchase. Now, with […]
“WASHINGTON – Nov. 5, 2009 – The $8,000, first-time homebuyer tax credit has not yet been extended beyond its Nov. 30 end date, but it’s very close to gaining a longer life. The extension was added as an amendment to an existing bill, HR 3548, that extends unemployment benefits. The U.S. Senate passed that bill […]
WASHINGTON – Oct. 6, 2009 – More than 80 percent of new single-family homes have at least two bathrooms, which occupy an average of 300 square feet of floor space, or 12 percent of the total area, according to a study by the National Association of Home Builders. The home builders’ study reports a major […]
Who is Eligible • The $8,000 tax credit is available for first-time home buyers only. • The law defines “first-time home buyer” as a buyer who has not owned a principal residence during the three-year period prior to the purchase. • All U.S. citizens who file taxes are eligible to participate in the program. Payback […]