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If I move into a home I own but allow existing renters to remain can I start the clock on partially avoiding capital gains?

"The Section 121 ... exclusion allows you to exclude from taxable income $250k ($500k if married filing jointly) of capital gains if you’ve lived in the property as an owner-occupant for the ...
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If I move into a home I own but allow existing renters to remain can I start the clock on partially avoiding capital gains?

The capital gains subject to exclusion are not per calendar days you live in the property, since no-one can actually attribute your gain to a specific date. Instead, it is being prorated. For example, ...
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Why does it seem the best way to make a living is to invest in real estate?

Think of real estate as an investment like stocks. However unlike stocks, which is more akin to gambling and luck, there are 2 main differences. Real estate is more of a skill than just gambling. ...

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