mortgage cancellation relief Archive

Important Tax Provisions Still Available for 2016 Tax Year

The following status update on mortgage debt cancellation relief, an important federal tax issue for homeowners, is written by Jon Boughtin of NAR Media. The 114th Congress recessed in early December without completing work on a so-called “tax extenders”...

When Presidential Candidates Talk Real Estate

As the presidential nominating process moves into 2016, don’t be surprised if candidates from both parties talk about real estate and the federal issues that affect it. After all, the industry accounts for roughly a fifth of the U.S....
December 21, 2015

Key Issue to Watch: Debt Cancellation Relief

One of the most helpful laws on the books for underwater home owners is set to expire at the end of this year. At this point, NAR expects to make a strong push to get it extended because the...
February 16, 2012