Short Sales, Non-Recourse Loans and Tax Forgiveness

Is the short amount in a short sale taxable? According to the IRS it can depend on state law. This article from Calculated Risk has the details in the IRS own words.

Yesterday’s Foreclosure Hotbeds are Today’s Turnaround Towns

10 top turnaround cities are profiled in this article from Bigger Pockets.

Bid Wars Wane in U.S. Housing Markets on Supply Rise – Bloomberg

Are the days of multiple competing offers and over asking sale prices over? Find out in this article from Bloomberg.

Are You Cut Out to Be a Landlord? 5 Qualities You Need!

Do you have any interest in being a Landlord? This article from Bigger Pockets will help you decide if it is a right fit for you.

The Top Three Things Male and Female Homebuyers Under 35 Disagree On – Research Center | Redfin

If you are going to sell a home to a couple, you need to make both of them happy. That isn’t always an easy thing to do. This article from Redfin talks about how men and women see home buying differently.

Developing Your Unique Value Proposition to Do More Real Estate Deals

What value are you adding to those around you? What makes you different? This Bigger Pockets article asks you to consider your unique value proposition.

Stop Obsessing About All Those”Rules” in Your Real Estate Investing

Should you be using the 50% rule? The 2% rule? The Rule of 73? If you are a real estate beginner and you are confused about all those rules, then you should read this article.

Need Cash Buyers? Here’s Where to Find Them

Have you ever had a property but didn’t have a buyer? This article from BiggerPockets has a few ideas for finding one.