Senator Isakson Explains Tax Credit Extension Legislation

    Updated information! As of Nov. 6, 2009, the 8000 First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit has been extended. The first-time homebuyer tax credit that began mid 2008 has generated almost 350,000 sales of homes and has basically been the backbone for holding the housing market together - some might say. With the expiration date quickly approaching on November 30, there has been[...]

    Historic Westside Village Homebuyer Seminar August 8, 2009

    Historic Westside Village along with  SunTrust Mortgage and The Atlanta Development Authority are hosting a free homebuyer seminar on Saturday, August 8, 2009. From 10 am - 12 pm, anyone interested in learning about down payment assistance programs available and the $8,000 first-time home buyer’s tax credit can attend this event free of charge.  So if you or anyone you know wants to[...]

    Buy Before the End of the Year to get Fast Return on Tax Credit

    For homebuyers who are eligible for the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit, purchasing a new home before filing 2008 taxes will result in the fastest payback, and who couldn't benefit from having $7,500 in their tax return next year? So, if you are planning to take advantage of this homebuyer tax credit, then think Monte Hewett Homes. Monte Hewett builds[...]

    Only One Week Remains to Take Advantage of DPA

    With the combination of the first-time homebuyer tax credit and Down Payment Assistance programs, there really has never been a better to buy. Unfortunately, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 is eliminating all DPA programs on September 30th, so there is an incredibly small window of opportunity left to take advantage of both of these resources available for[...]

    An Expert Analysis of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

    There has been much talk recently about the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, specifically the temporary first-time homebuyer tax credit, and how it is going to impact the real estate industry. Many new homebuilders are using incentives in conjunction with the federal housing tax credit to encourage first-time homebuyers to get involved in the Atlanta real estate industry.[...]