(This is Part 5 of a five-part series. See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 and Part 4.) There are four more basic methods to consider when trying to avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of your home. METHOD #4 – INSTALLMENT SALES. Home sellers and realty investors often forget about this method of selling real estate without paying capital gains taxes (or at least deferring those taxes far into the future, or maybe never!). When a personal residence or investment property is owned free and clear without any mortgage, the seller is in an ideal situation to sell and carry back the mortgage financing for the buyer. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Offering easy financing is a great way for a property seller to get top dollar for the property. Equally important, the seller will then re...
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