Could tax cuts overheat booming US economy down the road?
41% of housing experts polled by Zillow are less optimistic about long-term housing market in light of tax reform. Why? They might fear 'throwing fuel on an already-raging fire.'
by Marian McPherson Feb 21
NYT explores how homeownership tax breaks distort economy, favor the rich
GOP tax reform bill is upending subsidies that have become 'entitlements,' reports the Gray Lady
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 19
House Speaker Paul Ryan Holds Weekly News Conference At The Capitol
The final text of the bill marking the biggest change to the U.S. tax structure in decades has been released
Redfin's 8 predictions for the 2018 housing market
Rising home prices, low inventory and tax reform will throw buyers for a loop
by Marian McPherson Dec 15
These U.S. counties rely on real estate tax breaks the most
NAR economist estimates how tax reform would affect different locations across the country
by Marian McPherson Dec 12
Hurricane season responsible for 10% of delinquent mortgages
Black Knight reports that conditions should improve as homeowners receive their insurance payouts
by Gill South Dec 4
Darkened home at night
NAR analysis predicts declines of $56K in Cali, and more than $40k in CT, MA and HI
Is NAR giving the mortgage tax break too much attention?
NAR should take steps to put considerable clout and resources behind initiatives that enable Americans to obtain homeownership
by Bernice Ross Nov 8
How the mortgage tax break widens the racial divide
The government pays more than twice as much to homeowners through MID than it spends on public housing
by Patrick Kearns Oct 18
The government pays more to rich homeowners than poor renters
Housing subsidies are going to wealthy homeowners at nearly twice the rate of low income renters
by Patrick Kearns Oct 13
Donald Trump
Should the proposed framework become law, the MID’s days will be numbered
by Steve Cook Oct 3
MID 'a wasteful use of federal resources,' says housing group
Introducing a capped tax credit and reducing MID-eligible mortgages to $500K are two proposed solutions
by Amber Taufen Aug 16
A roll of "I Voted" stickers
Trade group won vast majority of races it supported, but Realtor issues remain at risk
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 11
Should the mortgage interest deduction cap be lowered?
National Low Income Housing Coalition's Robin Hood-esque proposal would lower cap for mortgages higher than $500,000 to subsidize federal programs for low-income borrowers
by Amy Tankersley Nov 18
Mortgage interest deduction said to cause 'vast distortion' in global economy
The Economist's recent cover story claims mortgage subsidies promote inequality, stymie economic growth
by Teke Wiggin May 22