Income Tax after A Short Sale in Santa Monica or Brentwood

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Income Tax after A Short Sale in Santa Monica or Brentwood

After a short sale, there is still one more type of paperwork that the seller has to accomplish and it pertains to income tax after a short sale. Ordinarily, a debt that has been forgiven is still treated as taxable income. However, because of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007, homeowners may qualify […]

Restoration On Conforming Loan Limit For FHA Mortgages in Santa Monica and West LA

Good news. In a compromise negotiated today, Congress agreed to restore the $729,750 conforming loan limit for FHA mortgages. The extension will continue until December 31, 2013 and applies to high cost areas including all of Los Angeles and Orange County. We were not able to restore the $729,750 limit for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages. As a […]

Bill Encourages Foreigners To Buy West LA Homes

A new bipartisan bill has been proposed that would allow foreigners who spend $500,000 on a residential property to obtain visas allowing them to live in the United States. What do you think of this new proposed bill? “Bill Would Encourage Foreigners To Buy U.S. Homes.”

West Los Angeles Condominium Market

There are approximately more than 2000 condos in the West Los Angeles neighborhood of LA County. This real estate area is located west of the 405 fwy and is surrounded by Brentwood on the North, Santa Monica on the West and Westwood on the East. There have been already 103 West Los Angeles condominiums sold so […]