Category: Buying real estate with an IRA
June 18, 2014 - No Comments
LOS ANGELES – June 16, 2014 – When Taylor Billington and her husband, Gary, set their goals 10 years ago, one of the items they included on their "vision board" was a vacation home. It was more than an idle fantasy. The Fort Lauderdale homeowners, who own a marketing firm, had traveled to Orange County many times, and they had a clear idea of what they were seeking. "The house had to have a water view," Taylor Billington said. "It had to be Zen. It had to be modern. It had to have a very organic feel." Earlier this year, they took the plunge, spending $2.9 million on a three-bedroom, 3,800-square-foot home overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Laguna Beach, where they'll celebrate July 4th.
June 11, 2014 - No Comments
WASHINGTON – June 11, 2014 – Where can you retire comfortably and still live on, say, $30,000 a year? AARP The Magazine recently compiled a list of the best places for retirees throughout the country, factoring in taxes, housing costs, and dining and entertainment options for retirees on strict budgets. The following cities topped the AARP list for 2014:
June 5, 2014 - No Comments
A lot of young homebuyers plan to make a withdrawal from the bank of mom and dad. Half of adults between the ages of 18 and 34 said they plan to ask their parents, and even their grandparents, to help them come up with the downpayment needed to purchase a home, according to a survey by real estate site Trulia. Another 37 percent of millennials said they would take a second job to help them save money to buy a home and 22 percent would use a government-sponsored program.
June 4, 2014 - No Comments
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – June 4, 2014 – Flipping homes for profit is still a popular business plan in Florida, but not a single county in the Sunshine State made a national top 10 list where flippers are getting the fattest payouts. According to a study from RealtyTrac, Prince George's County, Md., is the place to be for flipping riches with a gross return on investment of 83 percent. York County, Penn., ranked second in the list with a return on investment of 72 percent, followed by Baltimore's 71 percent.
February 9, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! The alchemy behind a winning bid NEW YORK – Feb. 7, 2014 Home sellers don’t always go for the highest offer in a bidding war. Redfin analyzed more than 10,000 competitive offers that its agents wrote last year and found that 44 percent of winning bids were ...
February 6, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! When should retirees downsize homes? NEW YORK – Jan. 5, 2014 For many retirees, it makes better financial sense to downsize sooner rather than later. Over time, the financial benefits can make a big difference in extending the life of a nest egg. Some of the hesitancy stems ...
January 23, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! 5 ways buying a house just changed WASHINGTON – Jan. 22, 2014 New mortgage regulations mandated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau went into effect this month. The rules are meant to hold lenders liable for bad loans and protect borrowers from loans they can’t afford. Here are ...
January 2, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! Fla. home to 7 of top 15 retirement investments Florida has always provided a retirement haven!! IRVINE, Calif. – July 5, 2013 RealtyTrac released a special report on real estate investing in cities that are retirement hot spots – ones where at least one-third of the population is ...
January 2, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! 10 tips for buying real estate with IRAs The Time Is NOW To Get Better Then Bank Interest On Your Money! NEW YORK – July 8, 2013 Want to invest in real estate through a retirement account? It’s possible, but it’s also far more difficult than simply buying ...