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The Weekend Poll: Yea or nay on housing tax breaks?

Owner-occupied housing carries significant tax breaks. There's the mortgage interest deduction plus the ability to shelter up to half a million dollars in home-sale profit from capital gains tax. Is it too much? Just right? Not enough?

By Elizabeth Razzi  |  July 16, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Poll , Taxes , The economy , Weekend Poll  | Tags: capital gains tax, housing tax breaks, mortgage interest deduction  
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The Weekend Poll: Who cares about buses and trains?

When you're choosing a new address, how important is it that bus and rail lines serve the neighborhood?

By Elizabeth Razzi  |  July 9, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Neighborhoods , Poll , Weekend Poll  
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The Weekend Poll: Who has it made in the shade?

It used to be assumed that a vacation-home owner was in a better position than vacation renters. Given the price declines of recent years, that's not necessarily so. Who fares better now?

By Elizabeth Razzi  |  July 2, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Buying , Poll , Weekend Poll  
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The Weekend Poll: Which way for mortgage rates?

Interest rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages hit a new low, down to 4.69 percent, Freddie Mac announced Thursday. What's next?

By Elizabeth Razzi  |  June 25, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Mortgages , Poll , Statistics , The economy , Weekend Poll  
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The Weekend Poll: What's underfoot?

There may be no spot in the house that takes more wear and tear than the kitchen floor. What does the job best?

By Elizabeth Razzi  |  June 18, 2010; 10:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Home features , New construction , Poll , Remodeling and repair , Weekend Poll  
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The Weekend Poll: Extend the tax credit deadline?

This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) introduced a proposal to extend the closing deadline for the homebuyer's tax credit to Sept. 30. What do you think about extending the deadline?

By Elizabeth Razzi  |  June 11, 2010; 5:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Buying , Poll , Weekend Poll  
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Older Entries in This Category »

The Weekend Poll: About those property taxes ..., Elizabeth Razzi , May 21, 2010
The Weekend Poll: Compact fluourescent bulbs, Elizabeth Razzi , May 14, 2010
The Weekend Poll: Backyard wish list, Elizabeth Razzi , May 7, 2010
The Weekend Poll: After the tax credit, Elizabeth Razzi , April 30, 2010
The Weekend Poll: Open houses?, Elizabeth Razzi , April 9, 2010
The Weekend Poll: Are these decor trends tired?, Elizabeth Razzi , April 2, 2010
The Weekend Poll: Would you buy your home again?, Elizabeth Razzi , March 19, 2010
A home price bounce? And the Weekend Poll., Elizabeth Razzi , March 5, 2010
Our homes are late to the tech revolution, Elizabeth Razzi , January 8, 2010
A timely snowfall and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , December 18, 2009
Markers of a turn, and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , December 11, 2009
Mortgage rates at record low and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , December 4, 2009
The holidays: A stress test for your home, Elizabeth Razzi , December 1, 2009
Is Washington turning into a seller's market?, Elizabeth Razzi , November 13, 2009
Washington home sales and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , November 6, 2009
First-time buyer credit and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , October 30, 2009
Solar Winners, Chat Day and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , October 16, 2009
Low-Tech Sustainable Houses and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , October 9, 2009
A Flood of Solar Events and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , October 2, 2009
Pickled Hard-Boiled Egg Mortgages? The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , September 25, 2009
Empty Nest, and the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , September 18, 2009
Bring on the Mums! And The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , September 11, 2009
Protecting Your Identity and the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , August 28, 2009
Jobs, Foreclosures and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , August 21, 2009
Foreclosure Info via iPhone and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , August 14, 2009
Short Sale Plan Coming, and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , August 7, 2009
Bills That Go Up, and The Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , July 31, 2009
Signs of Stabilizing Prices, and the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , July 10, 2009
Weekend Reading and the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , May 1, 2009
Vacation Homes And the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , April 17, 2009
A Holiday at Home and the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , April 10, 2009
Winning Renovations and the Weekend Poll, Elizabeth Razzi , April 3, 2009
What's Your American Dream?, Elizabeth Razzi , March 27, 2009
 
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