Carousel Realty of Dyer County, located at 1021 E. Tickle St. in Dyersburg,TN has served the Dyersburg real estate market since 1998. We extend our most sincere gratitude to our clients and customers in our continued success. We look forward to serving your real estate needs in the coming year.
Making Dyersburg, Tennessee your home?
Carousel Realty is a full service real estate company offering services for residential, commercial, industrial, farm, new construction, acreage, residential lots and re-sale homes. We also can assist with investment property as well as property management. If you need temporary housing, we offer short-term rentals to help you while you try to find that perfect home. We also offer Dyersburg long term rentals in houses and apartments. Let our professional Dyersburg realtors assist you moving your family to the area.
We have 5 professional full time agents, a full time Office Assistant on staff as well as a residential contractor and all ready to assist with all your real estate needs. Integrity, professionalism, experience and innovation are the defining qualities of our real estate agents who are fully accredited real estate professionals working around the clock to keep current with local and national trends including the growing online real estate market that affects Dyersburg and other surrounding area real estate.
Buying or Selling a home is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, and as your REALTORS® we will make sure that you are well informed. With interest rates creeping back up but still at historic lows, now is a good time to buy or sell.
Call us day or night at 731-285-2277. After hours please text Mike at 731-589-7841.
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Posted on 14 Mar 2019
by Lawrence Yun, PhD., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President
Home prices reached an all-time high in most markets in 2018. Homeowners benefited greatly as a result, with their overall net wealth rising by a cool $1 trillion. A typical homeowner’s wealth is estimated to have reached $254,000 while that of a typical renter stood at only $5,000. Looking ahead, home values are poised to advance further in 2019, albeit more modestly. However, home sales slumped badly in the closing months of last year. Persistent sales declines are nearly always associated with dampening home prices and homes sitting on the market for a lengthier time.
Posted on 13 Mar 2019
by Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist
The state and local tax (SALT) deduction allows taxpayers to deduct state and local tax payments on their federal tax returns. The new tax law, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, instituted a cap on the SALT deduction. Starting from the 2018 tax year, the maximum SALT deduction that taxpayers are able to claim is up to $10,000. In contrast, before the new tax law, there was no limit. This blog focuses on what the reduced deduction means for taxpayers, especially in high-tax states like California, New York and New Jersey. However, let’s first understand how the state and local tax deduction works.
What is the state and local tax deduction?
Taxpayers who itemize their deductions, and therefore don’t take the standard deduction, can deduct what they’ve paid in certain state and local taxes. The SALT deduction includes property, income and sales taxes. To be more specific, a taxpayer who itemizes can deduct property taxes but the taxpayer needs to choose between deducting income and sales taxes. Taxpayers of states with high income taxes typically opt to deduct their state and local income taxes while taxpayers of states with high sales taxes typically deduct their sales taxes. Generally, taxpayers deduct property and income taxes using the SALT deduction.
Nationwide, 30 percent of the taxpayers used the SALT deduction, while the average SALT deduction was $12,540 in the 2016 tax year.
How will the reduced SALT affect taxpayers by each state?
Starting with the 2018 tax year, taxpayers’ SALT deductions are limited to $10,000. However, especially in high-tax states, itemizing taxpayers typically pay an amount higher than this limit. Let’s take a closer look at where most taxpayers claim the SALT deduction and how much they deduct on average.
NAR calculated the percentage of taxpayers that used the SALT deduction and the average deduction for 50 states and DC. In the 2016 tax year, the states with the highest percentage of taxpayers using the SALT deduction are in the Northeast and West regions. The percentage claiming the deduction ranged from 17 percent in West Virginia to 46 percent in Maryland in 2016. In the meantime, the average deduction ranged from $5,130 in Alaska to $21,780 in New York.
For instance, more than 40 percent of the taxpayers claimed the SALT deduction in California, New York and New Jersey while the average deductions in these three states were all over $18,000.
SALT deduction by income level
While the SALT deduction is used across all income levels, the amount of SALT deductions by lower, middle, and upper income taxpayers provides insight into how those taxpayers benefit. Nationwide, almost 40 percent of taxpayers earning between $50,000 to $75,000 per year and more than 70 percent of taxpayers earning $100,000 to $200,000 per year used the SALT deduction. For income brackets above $200,000, almost all of those upper income taxpayers claimed the deduction.
When looking at the total amount deducted by income bracket, it is clear that the SALT deduction benefits taxpayers across all brackets. Specifically, taxpayers earning more than $100,000 deducted above $10,000 (the new limit) on average. These taxpayers represent 14 percent of all taxpayers nationwide.
For more detail information and to scroll across the various parts of the U.S., see below:
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