Question: My husband and I purchased our home in Phoenix 12 years ago as community property with right of survivorship. My husband recently died. The home has increased in value to $186,000, and I am worried about paying taxes. Should I have the title transferred to my name only? I am in my late…

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  Question:  We originally intended to build a home on 5 acres of vacant land we bought in Pinetop several years ago.  We now want to be closer to our elderly parents who live in Fountain Hills, and we are thinking about buying a home in Fountain Hills.  If we trade the Pinetop land for…

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  Question:  We bought our home in a new Gilbert subdivision six years ago.  Although there has been some appreciation lately, our home is worth only $260,000.  We still owe $380,000 on the mortgage.  After my husband lost his job last year, we finally had to stop making payments, and the foreclosure occurred this February.…

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