Hot Property: The name game
Los Angeles Times
Not every big name is attached to a mega property. This week's offerings include some dwellings on a more modest scale, such as the 1,065-square-foot investment house recently sold by film giant Robert Duvall. There's also a horse ranch that a former ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In Minnesota lake country, cabin owners shoulder a big share of property tax burden
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The state's 124,000 cabin owners, many of whom live in the Twin Cities area, pay a hefty share of the property taxes in Minnesota's picturesque lake country. In 10 of Minnesota's 87 counties, they shoulder more than 40 percent of the residential ...
No, Seattle doesn't have the nation's highest rate of property crime ...
Word is out that Seattle has the highest property crime rate in the nation, but not by the reckoning of our FYI Guy. Here's his take.
Trick or treat, your property tax bill is here
Which is scarier showing up in your mailbox — Halloween movies from Netflix or your property tax bill? For homeowners, even “The Exorcist” can't compare in terms of pure fright as the annual envelop from the tax collector's office. Fortunately ...
Property taxes to rise slightly in Middleboro
MIDDLEBORO – Following a tax classification hearing, selectmen voted this week unanimously to keep a 5 percent differential between residential and commercial properties and set the residential tax rate at $15.61 per $1,000 of assessed value which ...
Tax Breaks On Selling Your Home, Vacation, Or Investment Property
With a personal residence, investment real estate, or other investment property, consider taxes before you sign. Your gain will often be long term capital gain, meaning a federal tax rate of 15 to 20%, depending on your income. Depending on your income ...
Homestead property tax exclusion: Real or imagined?
And yet, here we are, 20 years after the first “homestead exclusion” amendment was overwhelmingly approved by Pennsylvania's voters. It's a constitutional provision that, except for relatively modest homeowner school property tax relief from slots ...
Letter: Vote to affect property tax
How to Attract More Buyers to Your Property Listing
Among several different ways to market your property, online listings are becoming increasingly popular. More and more people are flocking towards property listing websites to sell not only their own property, but also other people's to make their own ...
Does Claire McCaskill not respect intellectual property, or does she just not like Native Americans?
In a fight over the intellectual property of American companies, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., has inadvertently stepped onto the third rail of politics – the sovereignty of nations. In the battle between tech companies, patents have always been the ...
Average Austin property tax bill hits $7,600 - MyStatesman.com
The average Austin homeowner will pay $7,607 in property taxes this year, a tax hike of $517 over last year. Over the past five years, that average tax bill has ...