Coming in a little lower: Belton property tax hike not as high as expected

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 17-06-2010-05-2008

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Coming in a little lower: Belton property tax hike not as high as expected
Property owners within the Belton ISD may see an increase of only 1.5 cents per 0 valuation in their tax rate this year, compared to the 5.4-cent increase district officials anticipated when voters passed a bond to build a new middle school.
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Utah Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Chapter Installs Officers
The Utah Chapter of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters has installed officers for the 2010-2011 term. Officers include: President Melanie Hamilton of Hamilton Insurance Associates Inc. …
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Town plans property tax hike

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 14-06-2010-05-2008

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Town plans property tax hike
The town of Florence is notifying its citizens of its proposal to increase primary property taxes in the amount of ,840 or 2.32 percent over last year’s levy. The levy last year was 2,637 at a rate of $.7942 per 0 of net assessed value. The proposed levy is 7,905 at a rate of $.9423 per 0 of net assessed value; this amount does not include new construction.
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Off-market property could be a great buy
Question: We are considering making an offer on a rental house. It has not been put up for sale right now, and the landlord is an absentee. Do you have any tips on making an offer on a property when you’re not sure if it’s for sale?
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Property tax hike possible in CS

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 11-06-2010-05-2008

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Property tax hike possible in CS
College Station Fire Chief R.B. Alley said Thursday that he needs to hire 29 employees for a new fire station that is set to open in 2012.The staffing demand is a reason the city is considering a 13-cent property tax increase that would be implemente …
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Spring Hill considers property tax hike

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 04-06-2010-05-2008

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Spring Hill considers property tax hike
SPRING HILL — Raising the city’s property tax rate 28 cents would not only fund all capital improvement projects but also help replenish depleted reserves to the tune of million, City Administrator Victor Lay told aldermen Tuesday.
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Hillsborough’s property values down 10.5% this year
Taxable property values in Hillsborough County declined by 10.5 percent this year, meaning a lighter tax bill for some homeowners but bigger budget problems for local governments.
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Eastmain Mine Property Drilling Update-Visible Gold in A-Zone
Eastmain Mines Inc. (TSX: ER), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX: ER), announces that 10 drill holes totaling 2,790 metres have been completed on the Eastmain Mine property, located in James Bay, Quebec. Multiple grains of visible gold were observed in drill hole EM10-04 at 320 metres depth, within a six-metre-wide, chert-pyrrhotite-chalcopyrite-bearing interval from the …
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Property-tax hike proposed

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 02-06-2010-05-2008

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Property-tax hike proposed
PAWTUCKET — After many residents felt the impact of a property-tax rate increase this year, Mayor James E. Doyle’s proposed budget for city services and schools beginning July 1 goes to a public hearing Wednesday and calls for another tax hike.
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Gov. Crist vetoes sweeping property insurance bill
Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed a broad property insurance bill, SB 2044, late Tuesday that would have made it easier for insurers to raise rates and reduce claims costs.
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Lee County’s property taxable value drops 15 percent
The county, its cities and fire districts will have to raise tax rates or cut millions from next year’s budgets after another drop in property values.
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Roseland proposes 18% property tax hike

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 01-06-2010-05-2008

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Roseland proposes 18% property tax hike
ROSELAND – The Borough Council is proposing an 18 percent increase in property taxes from ,982,183 in 2009 to ,417,215 in 2010, pending Trenton’s approval to waive the 4 percent cap on property tax increases.
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EL property dealer sequestrated
DEFEATED former East London property wheeler-dealer, Boy Boy Giba, his wife and his two daughters, were last week finally sequestrated at the behest of his son, advocate Siyanda Giba.
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Longview to explore property tax hike

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 30-05-2010-05-2008

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Longview to explore property tax hike
The Longview City Council will explore whether the public wouldsupport a property tax hike to boost police and fire departmentbudgets without dramatically slashing city services.
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Detractors weigh in on school property tax cap
New Yorkers pay property tax bills that are 79 percent higher than the national average, a 2008 state report found. Distribution tax leviesProperty taxes New York StateMigration of New Yorkers
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0530 Council members oppose 33% property tax hike

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 30-05-2010-05-2008

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0530 Council members oppose 33% property tax hike
No City Council members support a 64 cent property tax increase.
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Property sector weighing down Spanish banks
The Spanish boom in construction prior to the financial crisis and the subsequent collapse of the property industry has left regional banks heavily exposed to the hard-hit real estate sector.
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So Who Are The Real Property-Owning Democrats?
Last week I wrote, “As an ardent believer of a property-owning democracy and a fierce critic of the shameful, lackluster commitment that the NPP showed in realizing this — its philosophy — when it was in office for 8 years, my initial reaction was one of great excitement to the news that a public-private-partnership was going to add 200,000 new, decent, affordable homes to the local housing …
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Reading’s final rescue plan lacks hike in property tax

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 28-05-2010-05-2008

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Reading’s final rescue plan lacks hike in property tax
The final version of the city’s financial recovery plan for the city does not contain a property tax hike. The state-hired creators of the plan turned the final version over to the city this afternoon.
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Property tax delinquency drops in Pinellas, some worry
Property tax deliquency is down 17 percent from last year. That means instead of trying to collect over 0 million, the county is only owed about million.
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Budget Battle: Deep Cuts Or Property Tax Hike

Posted by property | Posted in Real Estate | Posted on 26-05-2010-05-2008

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Budget Battle: Deep Cuts Or Property Tax Hike
The Chattanooga City Council is facing a tough choice – raise more money through higher property taxes to pay for services, or cut funding for people and services.
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Daley Won’t Raise Property Taxes, Won’t Plant Trees, Either
What’s Your Reaction? Mayor Daley said today he would hold the line on property taxes in 2011 and declare a one-year moratorium on some beautification projects — including his treasured tree planting — because “people are hurting,” and he doesn’t want to “add to their burden.”
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Group wants to abolish property tax in Monrovia and cut off funding for city employee pensions
MONROVIA – A group of residents is pushing for a ballot measure that would abolish the city’s decades-old property tax and effectively cut off funding of pensions for city employees.
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