Using IRA assets to purchase real estate might not be worth it

Talk with an attorney and a qualified financial adviser before tapping your IRA to buy real estate. (iStock) Dear Benny: We are interested in buying investment property. Currently, our IRA is not producing the income we would like. Can we use some of our IRA assets to purchase real estate? Anna Anna: The simple answer […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices – Ambassador Real Estate

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices – Ambassador Real Estate based in Omaha, Nebraska proudly announces longtime REALTOR®, Tammy Stuart is now affiliated with their firm as an Associate Broker. She is CEO/Founder/Owner of "Stuart & Associates – Real Estate Group," a full-service real estate team specializing in the marketing and sales of residential properties in the Greater […]

D.C.’s March for Our Lives 2018: What to know before you go

In an effort to advocate for gun control, thousands are planning on taking to the streets in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 24 for the March For Our Lives. According to the March For Our Lives website, the purpose of the event is to “demand that their [children’s and family’s] lives and safety become a […]

DC ‘Snow Hole’ Strikes Again

WASHINGTON, DC — The D.C. #Snowhole has struck again. The graphics embedded below is enough to make one think that a top-secret agency has developed a snowstorm-repelling machine and installed it somewhere in the District. Up until as recently as Thursday, we were expecting easily the biggest snowstorm of the season in the area, although […]

These US states have been hit hardest by the new housing crisis

Housing markets are getting tighter across the US.One measure of housing market tightness is the share of housing units awaiting rent or purchase.That vacancy rate varies widely across the 50 states and Washington DC. Housing markets across the US are starting to get dramatically tighter, with rents skyrocketing and housing supplies becoming scarcer, suggesting a […]

Insight Breaks Ground on 2 DC Communities

Insight Property Group has broken ground on two projects in Washington, D.C., both located east of Capitol Hill. A 33-unit affordable housing community and a 145-unit luxury apartment community will be constructed by Insight in partnership with several other companies. The R.L. Christian Apartments has been in the works since 2013. As Curbed DC reported […]

Incredible images of Washington, DC before it was a city

Easter at the White House, Washington, DC, 1926. Library of Congress Easter at the White House, Washington, DC, 1926.Library of Congress Before Washington, DC became the capital city of the United States, it was a sprawling, 100-square-mile plot of plantations, forests, and hills. The city’s urban plan was the brainchild of French immigrant and architect […]

Look What’s Trading In Washington DC

Park Center WASHINGTON, DC–January investment sales have started out on a brisk note, following 2017’s strong record. In many ways January 2018 deals are a continuation of activity from 2017 in that some pending transactions that couldn’t close by year’s end — such as Axa’s purchase of 1401 New York Ave., NW on behalf of […]