Will the 3.8% Medicare Tax Apply to the Sale of Your Home?

You may have heard rumors that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often referred to as Obamacare) imposes a 3.8% transfer tax on all real estate sales and may be concerned that you will incur the 3.8% tax if you sell your home. The origin of this rumor is the 3.8% tax on some […]

Save $300,000 on Your Next Home

After writing my last post I was looking around and found an article that referenced a recent survey conducted for FICO by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA).  In that survey, 49 percent of respondents said that they did not expect home prices to rise to 2007 levels before 2020; 21 percent of respondents thought […]