Taxes

Sept. 26, 2007

Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief On The Fast Track

Someone lit a fire under Rep. Charles "Charlie" Rangel, which is good news for the San Diego real estate market in general, and many homeowners trying to determine the lesser of two evils, foreclosure or a short sale and the tax liability which goes with it.

Earlier today, the House ...

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Sept. 26, 2007

Short Sale Tax Relief Introduced in Congress

 

Rep. Charles "Charlie" Rangel , Democrat from New York and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, today introduced  H.R. 3648 to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude discharges of indebtedness on principal residences from gross income, and for other purposes.

Currently the tax code ...

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Sept. 24, 2007

Short Sales - A Viable Solution?

A frequently heard definition of a short sale goes something like this:

"A short sale occurs when the lender agrees to take less than the full amount required to pay off existing loans in full because the outstanding loan balance is greater than the proceeds realized from the sale of ...

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