Tag: real estate

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Want to Make Millions and Pay No Taxes?

Want to Make Millions and Pay No Taxes?

Real estate is a cyclical business. Markets crash. Deals sour. But hard landings are rare for a savvy property mogul, thanks to the U.S. tax code. Take Harry Macklowe, a New York City developer. Macklowe, 81, hasn’t paid income tax since the 1980s, according to a court opinion in his divorce proceedings issued in December....

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You might find your next home on Amazon

You might find your next home on Amazon

Over the coming decades, housing will continue to be transformed from a product into a service. Just like we order an Uber or get noodles delivered to our doorstep without much human interaction, soon we’ll be able to rent, buy, or sell homes nearly instantly with an app. This will be a profound change for...

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Is it better to Buy or Rent?

Is it better to Buy or Rent?

By Jae Christian | Instagram: thejaechristian Twitter: thejaechristian | Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejaechristian Trying to decide whether renting or buying is a better option for you depends on many factors. The better choice for you often depends on your circumstances from a financial and personal perspective. Knowing your financial limitations can be a big factor in determining if...

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6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A HOME

6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A HOME

By Jae Christian | Instagram: thejaechristian Twitter: thejaechristian | Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejaechristian 2016 is the year to become a homeowner! It’s time to stop putting money in other people’s pockets and invest in your own future! Buying a home for the first time can seem very overwhelming and scary. In fact, the thought of not knowing...

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7 Things Your Real Estate Agent Should Never Say

7 Things Your Real Estate Agent Should Never Say

There are times in life when you really should have just kept quiet. Like that time you asked when the lady at the grocery checkout was due (except she wasn’t pregnant). Or the time you asked your co-worker how her vacation was (not realizing she had been at a family member’s funeral). As these foot-in-mouth moments...