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Hi Edna, You can't sell your securities until you have securities to sell. Here is a link: http://www.sec.gov/answers/lostcert.htm that explains what you need to do...
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Asked by Tamer in Los angeles
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®, Financial Advisor in Redmond, WA
Hi - It sounds like this is your personal residence. As long as you have lived in the home for at least 24 months (two years) the sale of a personal residence receiv...
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Asked by Michael in Atlanta Ga
Answered by Helen Barbre Stephens, Financial Advisor in Fort Worth, TX
Passive activities by definition are those trade or business activities where you don't materially participate. Rental real estate is one type, especially if one uses...
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Asked by Connors Sue in New York
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®, Financial Advisor in Redmond, WA
Hi - I like those words "large profit". If this is a personal residence and you've lived in the house for at least two years, there is no federal income tax on a gai...
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Asked by Brian in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Ted Erickson, Mortgage Broker in Novato, CA
The lowest score required is 500 for an FHA loan.
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Asked by an anonymous user in null, IL
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®, Financial Advisor in Redmond, WA
Hi - You should check with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in your local area for specific tax advice. There was a forgiveness program for canceled debts that ex...
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Asked by Joseph N in Peoria, IL
Answered by Dimitrios Gikas, Mortgage Broker in Westlake, OH
Joseph, Do you have a realtor? It will depend on how your contract reads. Most purchase contracts are contingent on the home appraising for more than purchase p...
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