Category Archives: Taxes

Miami-Dade property values rise for first time in four years

In May, Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia said property values rose for the first time in four years. On Friday, he said they rose even more than he expected. By Charles Rabin crabin@MiamiHerald.com A month ago, county leaders rolled out … Continue reading

Posted in Market Watch, property value, Real Estate, Taxes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Best IRA You Didn’t Know About

Real estate makes a great retirement plan: Put a rental property into an IRA, play by IRS rules, and you’ll grow your investment tax-free until retirement. When you put a rental property (a house, condo, land, or even commercial property) … Continue reading

Posted in Home Financing, Incentives, Mortgage, Taxes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Should You Go Forward With a Reverse Mortgage?

Big lenders in the reverse mortgage business — Wells Fargo this month and Bank of America earlier this year — have pulled out of the market and won’t issue any new reverse mortgages. But MetLife and several smaller companies plan … Continue reading

Posted in Home Financing, Mortgage, Taxes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment