The limit for tax free gifts for 2022 is $16,000 and no tax is due to the donor or the donee.
With all that is going on in the world, a global pandemic, supply chain issues, highest inflation in 40 years, the economic effects of a war in Ukraine, it can be overwhelming to think about when the right time is to buy a home. On a local level, there is
A current inventory of all the personal items in your home is important and even necessary, if you are faced with filing a police report or insurance claim. The homeowner is usually asked if they have a home inventory. If not, the homeowner can reconstruct one to estimate the loss.
FTC Takes Action to Stop Online Home Buying Firm Opendoor Labs, Inc. from Cheating Potential Sellers with Misleading Claims about its Home-Buying Service
Kim Harwood recently completed session two of the Leadership AAR Class for Alabama Realtors
Selling and buying a lower priced home in an "Up" market can be to your advantage. The advantage is to maximize the sales price on your existing home and replace it with a less expensive one. Moving down in an "up" market may be to your advantage in multiple ways.
The primary negotiation in a home purchase takes place when the contract is agreed upon that includes the price, closing and possession. With inventory down over 19% in the past year and multiple offers being more of the norm than the exception, the first round of negotiations can be challenging.
Kim Harwood recently participated in the Alabama Realtors Leadership AAR Class of 2022. Kim is looking forward to serving her industry and the community. This picture represents her class of 2022. *
In today's ultra-competitive real estate market where there is only 1.7 months supply of inventory compared to 6 months in a balanced market, and the average home is getting 4.8 offers per sale, it is more important than ever to have the right person "champion" your cause. In
Americans have seen the equity in their homes increase by 29.3% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2021 according to the CoreLogic Homeowner Equity Insights. The average home equity gained $55,000 during the same period. CoreLogic's Home Price Index reported a 19.1% increase in appreciation
With home prices rising 20% nationwide in the past year and in some markets, even dramatically more, many homeowners are excited about the equity in their homes. In the past, most homeowners were not concerned about profit from the sale being taxed but some may be surprised. The profit homeowners
People purchasing a used car have most likely heard of CARFAX vehicle history reports to help them avoid buying a car with costly hidden problems. Less likely are buyers to know that there is a way to discover some of the repair history of homes they are interested in. Lexis
Usually, it is easier to buy a home than to sell a home but that isn’t necessarily the case currently. In today’s market, it can be scary to sell your home before buying another because you could find yourself without a home. Most sellers will not accept a
You may not have heard of anyone assuming an existing mortgage for over thirty years and didn't know they were even possible any longer. The reason is simple, it didn't make financial sense but now that interest rates are increasing, it may be an opportunity for some homebuyers. Conventional loans
Have you ever been shopping on a website where you were looking at something that was on sale? You were interested in it but there wasn't a sense of urgency and maybe, you had a lot going on and didn't get back to it for a few days. When you
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Kim Harwood Receives the 2021 Arthur B. Pope Education Achievement AwardAlabama Association of REALTORS
A-Team of Industry Veterans Open New Real Estate Firm in TuscaloosaA small team of ace real estate professionals in Tuscaloosa have joined forces to launch a new firm in the city.Tuscaloosa ThreadStephen Dethrage
Harwood Real Estate Opens On 7th Street In TuscaloosaTuscaloosa’s newest real estate firm recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 1PatchRyan Phillips
Harwood Real Estate Ribbon Cutting | Macaroni KID TuscaloosaWednesday, December 1 at 3:30 PM, Kim Harwood (named “Realtor of the Year” by Tuscaloosa Association of Realtors) officially cut the ribbon signify…Macaroni KID TuscaloosaStephanie Horton, MK Tuscaloosa Publisher
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Realtor Named 2021 TAR Realtor of the YearThrough her seven years in real estate, Harwood’s philosophy relies on one of her core strengths: helping others.Tuscaloosa ThreadSavannah Bullard
Kim Harwood Named TAR Realtor Of The YearThe Tuscaloosa Association of Realtors has named Kim Harwood as its 2021 Realtor of the Year following a huge deal in April.PatchRyan Phillips
Sellers try to rationalize not making needed updating and repairs to their homes before marketing them by saying they are going to let the buyers make their own personal choices. It is a convenient story to justify not going to the effort for the necessary market preparation to justify achieving
WOW: Lake Tuscaloosa Home Sells for $3.25 Million, Breaking RecordsTuscaloosa Realtor Kim Harwood closed a record-breaking deal this week, selling a home overlooking Lake Tuscaloosa for $3.25 million.Tuscaloosa ThreadStephen Dethrage