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New Jersey "exit tax" questions. (Nonresident sale of NJ real estate)

How do I file to get the money back that was withheld at the closing of a condo in New Jersey? [more inside]
posted by bink on Dec 30, 2013 - 2 answers

Questions regarding PMI...

I'm investigating reappraising our house to get rid of PMI. We meet the conditions for application, which involve bringing in an appraiser. The appraiser we would pay for is hired through the mortgage company — we have no control over the appraisal process. Do appraisers who are hired to get rid of PMI do a fair and honest job in calculating the true market value, or, alternatively, do their valuations fall close to online appraisals on average, within some percentage? (Are online estimates close to market value, within noise? Two online estimates suggest we are over the required valuation by roughly 40-50k.) Finally, are there downsides or gotchas to getting rid of PMI, other than a smaller federal deduction at tax time? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Oct 8, 2013 - 9 answers

Selling Real Estate, and Not Buying Again Immediately

My house sold earlier this month. I am not buying a new house right away, but... maybe? How long can I wait? How will this affect taxes? And if I could buy property, should I in order to avoid penalties (if there are any)? You are not my lawyer or my accountant, but way more details with a little bit of drama after the jump. [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on Jun 28, 2012 - 10 answers

Should I buy a home in the next month to take advantage of the first time homeowner's tax credit?

Should I buy a home in the next month to take advantage of the first time homeowner's tax credit? [more inside]
posted by stubblemaker on Apr 1, 2010 - 19 answers

Buying a home?

What is the legal definition of "first-time home-buyer" in Canada? [more inside]
posted by blue_beetle on Mar 30, 2009 - 4 answers

Help me understand how to leverage a rental property to purchase another rental property.

Help me understand how to leverage a rental property to purchase another rental property. Plus it involves family and money. [more inside]
posted by ninjew on Oct 16, 2008 - 3 answers

Realtor Woes

Help me find a good real estate agent in Los Angeles (the Valley). [more inside]
posted by GIRLesq on Mar 8, 2007 - 14 answers

One roommate owns, one doesn't; how to handle?

I own a condo with a mortgage and tax deductions and equity. SO moving in. How do we split expenses fairly? Many other questions about financial logistics. [more inside]
posted by commander_cool on Feb 13, 2006 - 20 answers

Capital Gains Taxes

Question re: Capital Gains taxes on a home sale [more inside]
posted by jonson on Jul 14, 2005 - 18 answers

What are the implications of becoming a cosigner on a mortgage?

My parents asked me to become a cosigner on their house purchase (they don't have enough credit to get the house themselves). I am fully willing to accept the financial responsibility, but am wondering if there are any hidden caveats (especially with regard to IRS) that I should be aware of? [more inside]
posted by blindcarboncopy on Mar 5, 2005 - 14 answers

Accountant or Turbo Tax?

Who should do my tax filing? The accountant who's done my taxes for the last 13 years? Or, should I give Turbo Tax a go? Last year the accountant charged me $450. Turbo Premier costs $69.95. [+] [more inside]
posted by pinkkitty on Dec 30, 2004 - 22 answers

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