The U.S. Treasury Department is extending its all-out attack to stop money laundering. Federal regulators are eyeing high-priced housing markets such as Miami and New York in their operation. Their goal is to limit activities that misuse shell companies as a mean to launder money.
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Investing in real estate seems to be so easy according to the media. Who has not seen a TV show or read a book on how to become a millionaire investing in real estate? Nevertheless, you have to watch out for a few common mistakes. Let’s have a look at a few.
Some immigrants, even those with a valid work permit, who were planning to buy a house, are sceptic nowadays. A few even withdrew their offers. For example in San Francisco, an Indian software engineer cancelled an offer for a house at $900,000. This is not the only case in the US, immigrants do not feel safe enough to make the biggest investment of their lifetime in a country where they might not be so welcome anymore. This fear could hurt to a certain extent the residential real estate market. Read the rest of this entry »