Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / News / Real Estate (page 95)

Real Estate

The benefits of developing brownfields (8108)

During his campaign, President Bush indicated a need for a plan to protect the environment. He noted that his Administration would continue to have the Federal government set high environmental standards but return authority to the state and local governments. ...

Read More »

Home sales up almost 50% for March

Home sales in the Rochester area jumped almost 50 percent in the month of March reported the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors. A total of 735 homes were sold in March compared to 495 in February, a rise of 48.5 ...

Read More »

The benefits of developing brownfields

During his campaign, President Bush indicated a need for a plan to protect the environment. He noted that his Administration would continue to have the Federal government set high environmental standards but return authority to the state and local governments. ...

Read More »

Tax rules on sale of primary residence

The tax rules for selling a primary residence were updated by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Under the old rules, taxpayers over the age of 55 were given a once-in-a-lifetime exclusion of $125,000 if a gain was realized on ...

Read More »

Tax rules on sale of primary residence (8079)

The tax rules for selling a primary residence were updated by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Under the old rules, taxpayers over the age of 55 were given a once-in-a-lifetime exclusion of $125,000 if a gain was realized on ...

Read More »

Latest round of IRS case rulings

Taxpayers have typically struggled with the length of the Internal Revenue Code’s statutory guidelines for depreciation of real estate (39 years for non-residential real estate and 27.5 years for residential rental property). In recent history however, the tax court has ...

Read More »

Latest round of IRS case rulings (8058)

Taxpayers have typically struggled with the length of the Internal Revenue Code’s statutory guidelines for depreciation of real estate (39 years for non-residential real estate and 27.5 years for residential rental property). In recent history however, the tax court has ...

Read More »

Real estate purchase offers increase in February

Sales of existing single family homes dropped 39.6 percent in February from January reported the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors. A total of 1,636 homes were listed for sale last month, down 11.2 percent from January when 1,843 homes were ...

Read More »

Misplaced fences can slow real estate transactions

Throughout the region, one can find a variety of fences around properties. Whether for reasons of lifestyle, privacy or a family pet, fences exist for good reason. Generally, fences that do not match exactly the property lines of the lot ...

Read More »

Real estate purchase offers increase in February (8025)

Sales of existing single family homes dropped 39.6 percent in February from January reported the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors. A total of 1,636 homes were listed for sale last month, down 11.2 percent from January when 1,843 homes were ...

Read More »

Misplaced fences can slow real estate transactions (8029)

Throughout the region, one can find a variety of fences around properties. Whether for reasons of lifestyle, privacy or a family pet, fences exist for good reason. Generally, fences that do not match exactly the property lines of the lot ...

Read More »

Global settlement unlikely in bankruptcy case

Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John C. Ninfo II issued a letter regarding the latest developments in the Midtown case, No. 00-21486/MP No. 00-0149 on Friday, March 9.Re Matter of Midtown involves the purchase of a one-million sq. ft. office and ...

Read More »