Christina Briglia

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How the New Tax Code Affects Homeowners and Real Estate Professionals in 2018

The new tax reform bill, which was signed into law by President Trump in late December, will be effective for the 2018 tax year. The National Association of REALTORS® has put together a useful summary to help you understand how the law affects homeowners and the real estate industry. Below, I have shared direct excerpts from that summary about a few of the major provisions affecting current and prospective homeowners. Tax Rate Reductions The new law provides generally lower tax rates for all individual tax filers. While this does not mean that every American will pay lower taxes under these...

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How to Save for Your First Big Purchase: A New Home

post by Erica Minutella If you've been looking to buy a new home, but aren't sure where to start when it comes to saving for your first big purchase, you might find the tips in our latest interview of use. We talked to John R. Oliver, a personal private wealth manager from Executive Wealth Management, LLC in Brighton, MI, on ways that you can begin to think about budgeting your expenses. Erica: Can you start off by telling me about your background in finance? John: I’m a personal private wealth manager, so basically I work for small business owners, entrepreneurs,...

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Top News in Philly Development: January 2018

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from December news.   1.Real Estate 2018: What to know before you buy or sell next year When: December 12, 2017 Where: Philly Weekly 2.A comprehensive list of new building projects coming to Penn's campus in 2018 When: December 11, 2017 Where: The Daily Pennsylvanian 3.Investors weighing if industrial real estate’s hot streak to continue When: December...

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