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  • Board can impose fines in any reasonable amount

    Board can impose fines in any reasonable amount
    Q: The board of directors of my association recently announced in a newsletter that unit owners in violation of the association's governing documents would be fined. Our documents contain very few rules and there is no fine schedule contained therein. Can...
  • While stronger economy helps Peninsula tax rates, many fees are rising

    While stronger economy helps Peninsula tax rates, many fees are rising
    By and large, the big bill from local governments — the real estate tax — isn't going up, but plenty of the smaller IOUs that cities and counties demand are. Water, sewer and trash rates are rising for many Peninsula residents, if city...
  • Many credit unions offer tempting mortgage deals

    Many credit unions offer tempting mortgage deals
    Want to buy your first home with little or nothing down and maybe get a refund on part of your realty agent's commission? Here's one way: Consider joining a credit union that is aggressively growing its mortgage business. Credit unions have been...
  • Tax implications of donating a conservation easement

    Tax implications of donating a conservation easement
    Q: My husband and I have land and want to give a conservation easement to a legitimate organization. Where do we start? A: That's a good, but tough, question. I would start by retaining a real estate attorney in your area who has experience with...
  • People on the Move: Jordan Zimmerman receives Horatio Alger Award

    People on the Move: Jordan Zimmerman receives Horatio Alger Award
    Recognition Jordan Zimmerman, founder of Fort Lauderdale-based Zimmerman Advertising, received the Horatio Alger Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The honor is given to outstanding individuals throughout the country, recognizing their commitment...
  • Peninsula real estate taxes won't bring sticker shock this year

    Peninsula real estate taxes won't bring sticker shock this year
    When it comes to local budget-writing, real estate taxes are the 800-pound gorilla in the room. On the Peninsula, somewhere between 45 cents and 63 cents of every dollar local governments raise comes from taxing residents' real estate. Even for a...
  • Newport Beach building to get a trendier makeover

    Newport Beach building to get a trendier makeover
    One of the real estate developers behind the revitalization of 17th Street in Costa Mesa is looking to redefine a somewhat nondescript office building in Newport Beach to bring it in line with its trendy surroundings. Burnham-Ward Properties, a...
  • Williams to build school downtown

    Williams to build school downtown
    Orlando-based Williams Company will construct Orange County Public Schools' $41.3 million downtown-area school for students in pre-school through eighth grade. Baker Barrios and HKS Architects are designing the school, which will be at Parramore...
  • Peninsula budgets: Smoother sailing with improving economy

    Peninsula budgets: Smoother sailing with improving economy
    Peninsula localites are beginning to feel the impacts of an improved economy, and it's showing up in their budgets. The slash-and-burn budgets of a few years ago are being replaced with modest spending growth in operating budgets and larger increases in...
  • What happens if board meeting minutes are 'scrubbed clean'?

    Question: How is a board meeting supposed to be structured? What does "prima facie" mean and is it affected if, on advice from management company personnel, our board scrubs all meeting minutes clean? Answer: Prima facie translates as "at first sight,"...
  • Connecticut's Tallest Building Again Up For Sale

    Connecticut's Tallest Building Again Up For Sale
    HARTFORD — Downtown's CityPlace I office tower, the tallest building in Connecticut, landed back on the market, as expected, Friday — three years after it was last sold. The 38-story office tower, whose marquee tenant is UnitedHealthcare, is...