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Study: Local taxes reduce property taxes

Study: Local taxes reduce property taxes

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A new study of Indiana taxes finds that Local Option Income Taxes are complicated and confusing, yet effective.

Burbank moves to keep IKEA in the city

Los Angeles Times 05.11.2012
Tourism Up, Hotel Investors Flock to Miami Beach

Real estate investors seem to be flocking to Miami Beach, in hopes of capturing part of the market’s resurgent tourism industry by acquiring, or by expanding their investments in, the limited supply of hotel properties.

The Swedish furniture retailer is a huge revenue generator for Burbank, but executives say the store has outgrown its current location. (Raul Roa, Los Angeles Times / November 5, 2012)

Burbank has initiated a series of funding proposals and a possible land deal that would allow IKEA — a top sales-tax revenue generator — to remain in the city and expand.

Insurers, property owners tally Sandy's damage

11:13PM EDT October 30. 2012 - Most people stay home from work during a hurricane, but for Ben Sykes, 31, Hurricane Sandy was a time to get moving. An insurance adjuster for State Farm, Sykes works on the company's team that handles large and complex claims.

Rendering shows the proposed 280-unit High Line West apartment and retail complex that would rise around a historic Falcon Studios building on Hollywood Boulevard near Western Avenue. (Astani Enterprises Inc. / October 25, 2012)

A $100-million apartment and shopping complex is being planned for a formerly neglected stretch of Hollywood Boulevard that once held a legendary rehearsal studio where generations of actors learned to dance and wield swords.

The Hottest Real Estate Agent In The US Is Only 25 Years OId

Oren Alexander celebrated his 25th birthday by breaking the record for the most expensive home sold in Miami, according to The Wall Street Journal.

A foreclosed home in Miami. Zillow, a real estate service, is providing lists of homes in the foreclosure process. (Joe Raedle, Getty Images)

Real estate website Zillow.com has built a successful business out of telling online visitors how much your house is worth. Now it's telling the world whether you're in foreclosure.

Real Estate News: Home Loans May Get Shield

The Wall Street Journal 18.10.2012
Real Estate: New Home construction highest in 4 years

According to the Commerce Department today the new home construction is highest in four years in September. Housing starts in the U.S. surged 15 percent in September to the highest level in four years.

Real Estate News: Home Loans May Get Shield

Home Loans May Get Shield: Federal regulators are considering giving mortgage lenders protection from certain lawsuits, according to people familiar with the matter, a move designed to encourage lending to well-qualified borrowers.

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