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

Residential rental property

Real property in which 80% or more of the gross income is from dwelling units. Under MACRS, depreciation is claimed over 27.5 years under the straight-line method.

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