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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...
Compare London Property Taxes to Texas Property Taxes. It started out as a simple idea. I just wanted to see how property taxes in London compared to those in Texas. I just wanted to know if London had high or low property taxes.
I'm was trying to peek around corners a bit with this idea of looking at Zillow's dataset of percent of homes that are increasing in value. Zillow doesn't publish these graphs themselves but they do publish the raw data so I took that data and made these graphs. Zillow looks at their...
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.