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Liz Weston

Death means capital gains take a holiday for heirs selling a house

When heirs sell a house after the owner's death, no capital gains will be owed because the home's value for tax purposes is reset to the market value at the owner's demise.

How to get results when you complain to your mortgage company

A mortgage is sold. The payments aren't properly redirected. Now the homeowner can't the delinquency removed from her credit report. Here's how to attack the problem.

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