Harvey S. Jacobs

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Universal design making homes more usable for all

A recognition that homes must function for residents with varying physical and mental abilities.

A $6.6 million mistake

Failure to havethe proper license causes real estate broker to lose out on a big commission.

Selling investment property has major tax implications

Selling investment property has major tax implications

Using profit to prepay mortgage on principal residence can be affected by depreciation, capital gains.

Tax embedded in Affordable Care Act affects homeowners

Homeowners who sell their homes for a substantial profit are subject to a net investment income tax of 3.8 percent.