Buying A Home

How to Claim Your $8K Tax Credit

Step 1: Make sure you qualify as a first-time buyer.
Step 2: Hire a great real estate agent to help you.
Step 3: Work with a lender to secure financing.
Step 4: Find and close on your home.
Step 5: Once the closing contract is signed, fill out IRS Form 5405 and mail it, along with a copy of your Settlement Statement (HUD-1), to the Internal Revenue Service.


Buying a Foreclosure

As in any market, one person’s misfortune is another person’s opportunity. The recent Keller Williams Distressed Property Buying Survey unearthed a ton of great information about where the opportunities are, how big they are, and how smart, capable buyers are taking advantage.

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