There are a number of software programs that can help you track your expenses or ferret out deductions from the piles of receipts that clutter your desk. They can also raise the red flag when your accounting practices are leading into audit territory.
National, state, and local lawmakers are searching for ways to meet housing needs while addressing urban sprawl concerns. One method being used is public purchase of farms and other land targeted for development. Last month we asked, “Do you think such purchases are an appropriate use of public funds?”
Eighteen-year real estate veteran Paula Kennoy is the 1998 winner of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee's “Trip of a Lifetime Sweepstakes.” Also, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition finds minority households buying a home must rely on subprime lenders to a far greater degree than whites.
More state regulators are setting the stage for tough action against the fees that relocation companies charge for referrals. Also, the ability of the typical American family to buy a median-priced existing home has improved.