Real Estate Gives Tax Benefits


A recent article on The Wall Street Journal website says, "Not only are homes at record affordability levels, real estate ownership also opens the door to a wide variety of tax benefits and additional savings." The article, by Peter G. Miller, goes on to outline which real estate tax breaks are the largest for most people. Here there are: 1. Property … [Read more...]

Waterfront Condo on Osage Beach


This beautiful 3 bedroom 3 bath condo, listed by John Farrell Realty, offers an open floor plan. It is unique in that it offers direct access to the boat dock and swimming pool. The unit and the complex show pride of ownership and is being offered turnkey. A 12 x 36 boat slip is offered and a garage can be purchased for additional dollars! Large windows … [Read more...]

Real estate market on upswing

Housing is affordable.  The Housing Affordability Index hit a record high, according to the National Association of Realtors. NAR says the index is based on "the relationship between median home price, median family income and average mortgage interest rate. The higher the index, the greater the household purchasing power." Homes are selling. The existing … [Read more...]

Home of the Week: Camdenton, MO Lakefront Estate

The Lake of the Ozarks region in Missouri has many fine lakefront estates, but few as luxurious as this French Country masterpiece in Camdenton, listed by Lynn Farrell of John Farrell Real Estate Co. “As soon as this estate was listed on MLS, I knew I would be hearing from buyers across the country looking for a perfect waterfront second home or primary … [Read more...]