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Discussing five (5) interesting questions relating to "Real Estate".

Explain the role of government in real estate at the federal, state, and local levels. Which has the most significant impact on real estate markets?   ANS:  Federal Government: Income tax is the federal government’s key influence as well as the subsidies programs for housing, financial reporting at the federal level is required, laws for fair housing, as well as any disclosure laws.            State Government: When it comes to licensing, housing subsidies for moderate and low-income families, building codes and fair housing and disclosure laws on the state level are within the jurisdiction of the state. Out of the three (federal, state and local), the state appears to have the least significant impact on the real estate markets. The...

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Finances and Me

I am yet to meet someone who doesn't want to make money, need money or wants money. Some people use financial advisors to access their financial health and their level of risk(s) in investing. Regardless of your financial status, we all need to understand that the world runs on money. Hence, it is advisable to know a thing or two about your financial health. On a micro level, you get paid salary or hourly; maybe you work for yourself (C.E.O, Business owner etc). You cannot skip the relevance of finances on a micro level. In that, the micro management of your finances projects your macro financial behavior. If you live from paycheck to paycheck or just starting out in life,...

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Copyright in General

What is copyright? Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works. What does copyright protect? Copyright, a form of intellectual property law, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. Copyright does not protect facts, ideas, systems, or methods of operation, although it may protect the way these things are expressed. See Circular 1, Copyright Basics, section "What Works Are Protected." How is a copyright different from a patent or a trademark? Copyright protects original works of authorship, while a...

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PUBLISH EBOOK OR PAPER BACK WITH COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION OF YOUR WORK.

PUBLISH EBOOK OR PAPER BACK WITH COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION OF YOUR WORK. Every human being has hundreds if not thousands of stories in them. Right from your early ages through your teen years till your current age, you have been living a life full of stories. Your story can motivate someone to be a better person or help them to get that long lost passion they once had back.   We currently live in a technological world whereby access to information comes in very handy. I believe that if you can find the passion to write down your story (fictional or non-fiction); you can definitely get it published. There are numerous platforms that provide writers the avenue to publish (send me...

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