Submitted By: Larrie
Answered: August 20, 2013 8:30 am

Is there a first-time homebuyer credit for someone who buys a house in 2013?

No. The first-time homebuyer credit ended in 2010 and it has not been extended. There’s probably no chance that Congress will change its mind anytime soon because the housing market has picked up.

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Tax Glossary

Real estate professional

An individual who, because of his or her real estate activity, qualifies to deduct rental losses from nonpassive income.

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