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Forbes.com has an interesting article on rising mortgage rates and the impact on the housing market. While the increases still seem relatively low in comparison to what they were a few years ago, the rise is steady and is indicative of the trend in the mortgage industry.Read more
Good news for home owners — released real estate reports state that the U.S. home appreciation value has consistently risen for 6 straight months, above 5% each month. Further, for investment owners, this means that rents have consistently gone up as well.Read more
Very interesting article about the future of our housing market and its impacts to the tax treatment of housing. One of the facts I found most interesting is that only 3 of 4 homeowners — 25% of all taxpayers — claim the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID). More so, that number is almost equal to those that claim charitable contributions!Read more