Estate of the Art – Financial Times

By Laura Battle, Financial Times View the Article > Following the financial crisis, two markets have emerged as relatively safe havens for international money: art and prime property. For some, the ongoing economic crisis has been little more than an idle diversion, something of a soap opera. There are those who hit rare good fortune on […]

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Named #1 in Forbes “Top 5 Ski Resorts in the United States”

The Top 5 Ski Resorts in the United States Christopher Steiner, Forbes Staff When I became serious about skiing, I wanted to know where, exactly, I should be spending my time and my money.  I approached the problem as an engineer might.  I used quantitative methods: which resort gets the most snow, which has the […]

The 3.8% Tax Is Not a Real Estate Transfer Tax

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine National Association of REALTORS® Shortly after the federal government enacted sweeping healthcare reform earlier this year, there was considerable concern over a last-minute addition to the legislation: a 3.8 percent tax on investment income of upper-income households to help shore up Medicare. The tax takes effect in 2013. Among […]