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DC First Time Homebuyer Tax Benefit Act

In this video Deirdre P Brown gives a brief overview of the DC First Time Homebuyer Tax Benefit Act. For more title related questions visit http://www.CloseWithDee.com. Subscribe to my channel to receive notifications when new videos are uploaded.

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Protect Your Money from Wire Fraud Schemes When Buying a Home

Buying and selling a home is an exciting time, but there can be pitfalls for unsuspecting consumers . The American Land Title Association wants homeowners and sellers to be aware that criminals are using wire fraud schemes to steal money meant for home purchases or the proceeds from the sale of the property.

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HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN I AFFORD?

To determine how much you can spend on a home, take a close look at your budget. Review your bank statements and spending habits for the last couple of months to figure out how much you are spending on everything from cellphone bills to restaurants. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers a spending tracker that can help you figure out where your money is going each month.

Once you have a better picture of your spending habits, determine how much you want to allocate toward a monthly home payment. This figure includes your principal, interest, tax and insurance payment, which add up to your monthly mortgage sum.

The Federal Housing Administration formula, used by many lenders, recommends allocating no...

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Kwame Joseph Compass Realtor #NewHomeBuyersMustHaves

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Kwame Joseph Compass Realtor #DidYouKnow

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The following analyses of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metro Area housing markets have been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. of ShowingTime and are based on April 2017 MRIS housing data.

DC Metro Area - Overview

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DC Metro Area - Overview

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