From the Archive
By HOM Editor | April 9, 2015
Most state and some local governments impose a real estate transfer tax when there is a change in the ownership of a property. The tax is often added into the price of a home, making the buying of a home less affordable. Real estate transfer tax rates …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Support the Missouri First-Time Homebuyer Initiative
December 22, 2017
State residents were asked to contact their legislator to support HB 1796, the Missouri First-Time Homebuyer Initiative to help the next generation of Missourians save for their first home.
The partial government shutdown is having a negative impact on the real estate market.
The supply of homes for sale and the vacancy rates for rental housing have stabilized and are inching up again. But, demand is outpacing the current supply — especially at entry-level points in the market.
While many homeowners, homebuyers and real estate investors will see benefits from this legislation, some markets may still see diminished tax benefits and adverse impacts to the real estate market.
Congress has passed an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, avoiding a lapse that would have impacted thousands of home sale transactions in communities across the country.
A recent survey ask different age groups what was their most important reason to be a homeowner. Now, you tell us!