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The week before Thanksgiving the full House passed a tax bill and a committee in the Senate passed a separate but similar tax bill that was sent to the full Senate to consider. It's looking like we may end up with the largest changes to the U.S. tax code since...
Here are my views of how federal tax policy makes homes much less affordable for American families. I'm not a tax expert at all. This is just a muggle's quick and dirty first impressions of how the tax code overly benefits real estate investors and hurts American families....
People have been talking about higher mortgage interest rates for years. I like to say that I predicted 4 out of the last 0 mortgage rate increases so I don't even try to predict mortgage rate increases anymore. To me it seems crazy that they've been so low for so...
One of the unique things I do here at RealEstateDecoded.com is that I publish an INFLATION-ADJUSTED Case-Shiller Home Price Index. You can see what's really going on with home prices by looking at the Real, Inflation-Adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
The Washington Post reported recently that Barack and Michelle Obama bought the house they had been renting. That was serendipitous for me because I've been working for a crazy number of months on an online course called, "Buying the House You Rent." Nice timing, Barack! Thank you! One of the authors of...