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The Looming Triple Tax Increase in Your Future: Merrill Matthews, Institute for Policy Innovation

By Candy Evans / December 13, 2012 / 0 Comments

Note: I read an editorial by Merrill Matthews and emailed him toote suite: how is the 3.8% Medicare tax going to affect real estate here in Dallas, I asked? The resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, public policy analyst specializing in health care issues,  author of numerous studies in health policy and past president […]

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It’s The Lending, Stupid. Here’s What The Government Can Do To Help Housing Get Out of the Funk

By Candy Evans / January 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

We see it even in Texas: price declines, low mortgage rates and rising rents have made owning more affordable now than renting. But despite agents’ most positive view of the Dallas real estate market, housing is still kind of stuck in the mud, even here. Many markets report continued price declines, while Dallas is struck by another problem: lack […]

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