It’s Tax Time! Tune in to The Real Estate Hour for Timely Real estate Tax Tips with Madelyne Cromwell

In 2014 , did you Sell a House? Buy a House? Short Sale? Small business owner ? Realtor? Wondering what  you can write off? On This week’s Real Estate Hour, we’ll have the answers to those and many other questions. Call in with your questions 9-10AM Sunday 707-636-1350. and, tune in to 1350AM, 103.5FM or KSRO.com

Madelyne Cromwell, Enrolled Agent has expertise in tax return preparation and tax planning, and is authorized to represent clients before the IRS.Madelyne Cromwell Madelyne is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA), the California Society of Enrolled Agents (CSEA), the Sonoma County Executives Association (SCEA) and the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

Prior to joining Cromwell Tax & Bookkeeping, Madelyne spent 15 years in financial services. Most recently, she was a Director at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, where she held senior management positions in finance and technology. Madelyne started her career as a financial analyst at Lehman Brothers in New York City.

Madelyne has a B.S. degree, magna cum laude, in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and an A.S. degree from the Santa Rosa Junior College.

When she is not working, Madelyne enjoys spending time with her partner and two furry (canine) children, playing golf, and watching the Oakland A’s.

Wondering How Far Home Values Have Come Up Since the Peak??

ChangeinthemarketCalifornia lost about 60% of value in the years following our peak, which hit the top 2006/2007, and hit the bottom in 2009. So, a negative 14.5% is not bad.

Every State (every market for that matter)experienced different declines, different peaks, and a different increases in home value. so, here’s a very general look at the country and where each state is compared to where they were.

 

Local look at 2015 in Real Estate, compared to the National look…

Realtor Magazine came out with a list of “Top 10 Reasons 2015 will Rock in Real Estate”. On today’s show we’ll bring the items on this list to the LOCAL level, as some make sense, some are “Not Applicable” in our market, and some are just wrong (in our opinion). Remember–all real estate is very local!

Don’t get me wrong. We think 2015 will be a great year in Real Estate.  For the best “local” real estate coverage look no further than our weekly talk show on KSRO, 1350AM and 103.5FM, 9 to 10am, EVERY Sunday! And Happy New Years!

Here’s the article if you’d like to follow along…

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2014/12/31/10-reasons-2015-will-rock-for-real-estate#.VKiDcWfLDgs.facebook