Tax reform had an effect on nearly half of homebuyers: Redfin
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The uncertainty surrounding tax policy slowed the recovery. The Congress could have resisted the temptation to tinker. For example, it could have resisted the temptation of the first-time homebuyer.
More than a year after the tax code overhaul, less than half of homebuyers (47 percent) say that tax reform has had an effect on their home search, according to a March survey commissioned by Redfin of more than 2,000 U.S. residents who planned to buy or sell a primary residence in the next 12 months.
A year after implementing a tax reform bill that lowered caps on tax deductions permitted for mortgage payments and state and local taxes, Redfin reports that less than half of homebuyers say it impacted their home searches. According to the company, 47% of homebuyers say the bill has affected their home search, falling from last year’s.
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President Trump’s tax reform package had an impact on nearly half of potential buyers searching for a new home, nine percentage points less than one year ago, according to a new Redfin survey. The tax code revision put in more of a limitation on mortgage interest and added a cap on property tax deductibility that [.]
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Toronto home prices in record monthly drop as sales plunge Home prices in Canada’s largest city posted their biggest monthly drop in at least 17 years in July and sales plunged as government efforts to cool the market and the near-collapse of a mortgage lender made buyers leery. The benchmark toronto property price, which tracks a typical home over time, dropped 4.6% to C$773,000 ($613,000) from June.
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