From coast to coast, the largest open house weekend in the country will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013. The 2013 Realtors® Nationwide Open House event will bring buyers and sellers together, and is an opportunity for Realtors® to engage consumers about the benefits of homeownership and issues affecting their community. Residents will get the chance to meet their neighbors and learn a little more about their neighborhood and the housing opportunities available to them.
As we draw nearer to the April 15th tax deadline, home owners can visit Houselogic.com for great resources on all things tax related. “A Home Owner’s Guide to Taxes” will answer questions like;Will you get audited if you take the home office deduction? What home improvement-related records should home owners keep? How do you tell the difference between a capital improvement and a repair?
On March 14, 2013, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the Education and Workforce Committee held a hearing on “Examining the Role of Lower-Skilled Guest Worker Programs in Today’s Economy,” which discussed H-2B visas. This visa program meets demands for lower-skilled jobs not filled by Americans by providing temporary visas for non-agricultural workers.