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Transfer taxes, real property taxes… Explained

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," Ben Franklin once famously said. Yet when it comes to taxes on real property – especially for first-time homebuyers – we find much uncertainty and confusion exists....

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5 tips for military members looking to buy in DC

The Washington, DC metro area is the home to numerous military installations, which results in thousands of members of the military and their respective families moving into and out of the area on a regular basis. As a recent article in the Washington...

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On RESPRO and ABAs

Last month a rather interesting meeting took place between Federal Reserve Staff and the Real Estate Services Providers Council (RESPRO). When you have a few minutes, I strongly recommend taking a look at this report presented as evidence...

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