First-time homebuyers must close by Nov. 30 – contract not enough
WASHINGTON – April 24, 2009 – If first-time homebuyers wait until November
to sign a sales contract, it’s probably too late to get the $8,000 tax
credit. To qualify, buyers must close before Dec. 1 – a signed contract is
not enough. New construction should be started by mid-summer to qualify.
According to the National Association of Realtors, a “home is considered as
‘purchased’ when all… Continue
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Added by Sue Copening on April 28, 2009 at 10:00pm —
According to an economic analysis, for every $100
spent at a locally-owned business, $45 goes back into
the community and local tax base, and for every $100
spent at a non-local chain store, only $13 comes back
to the local area.
WHAT IS THE BUY LOCAL ORLANDO PROGRAM?
The Buy Local Orlando program is par t of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s
Strengthen Orlando initiative. The Buy Local Orlando program is a group of
My first post on the effect of eating meat on the environment provoked quite a bit of discussion, so in honor of Earth Day, I thought I should follow up with more information about how our natural resources (e.g., air, water, and soil) are… Continue
Added by Sue Copening on April 22, 2009 at 9:12am —
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