About 75% of households earning over $75,000 and most homeowners itemize their deductions. With the standard deduction rising in 2018, that number is surely to go up. Consult your tax professional to compare available alternatives that will benefit you the most.
Inventory has a direct impact on price. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis there is only a 5.7 month supply of homes currently on the market in the U.S.
Many would-be buyers think it takes 10% or more down payment to purchase a home, but actually, it can be much less.
The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act passed by Congress and signed by the President continues to treat real estate as a favored investment.