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  • Taxes, fire fees top pre-recession levels

    Taxes, fire fees top pre-recession levels
    Even if your property is worth less than in 2008 — before the Great Recession — you could be paying more to keep your city running. Most Broward cities have lower property values than in 2008. But a Sun Sentinel analysis shows that three-...
  • Property values tick up We're still below 2007 levels, but Broward overall rises 7.2 percent, above expectations

    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • Hallandale Beach lowers tax rate, holds steady on fire fee

    Hallandale Beach lowers tax rate, holds steady on fire fee
    Homeowners will pay the same fire fee and a lower tax rate next year thanks to rising property values. Commissioners on Tuesday gave final approval to the $55.7 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. Even with the lower tax rate,...
  • Young UCF entrepreneur moves up in moving business

    Young UCF entrepreneur moves up in moving business
    Jonathan Crain had just driven 1,500 miles and was lugging heavy furniture up five flights of stairs when he developed a true appreciation for his moving-company workers. Since that day in 2007, shortly after he bought a Two Men and A Truck franchise in...
  • Will your child know you love them?

    Will your child know you love them?
    Spring is officially upon us, and while April showers keep us inside, it’s the perfect time of year to sit back, reflect and embark on meaningful home projects. It’s also a great opportunity to talk about your family’s future. After...
  • Faith and Values: Temples throughout the ages

    In my last two columns, I've written about a new temple being constructed in the city of Philadelphia by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple, which is near Logan Square, is due to be completed in 2016. Since the closest temples...
  • North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

    Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values. Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....
  • Broward budget rests on rising taxes, fees

    The property tax rate is staying the same this year, but that doesn't mean your bills from the government will remain as is. Broward County proposes raising rates for water, wastewater and county bus fares, in addition to taking in a 6.5 percent increase...
  • Texas' Strong confirms dismissals, suspensions

    Texas' Strong confirms dismissals, suspensions
    Texas football coach Charlie Strong on Sunday confirmed earlier reports that he dismissed five players and suspended three others indefinitely. Strong announced that running backs Joe Bergeron and Jalen Overstreet and defensive back Chevoski Collins...
  • Boca's downtown now leads the city in property value growth

    Boca's downtown now leads the city in property value growth
    When Boca Raton’s property values first started recovering after the real estate meltdown, the value of the city’s downtown was still sagging. But now, that phenomenon is so 2012. This year, early estimates are that while Boca Raton...
  • Delray Beach officials set preliminary property tax rate

    Delray Beach officials set preliminary property tax rate
    Delray Beach residents have a sneak peek of how much they may be paying the city in taxes this year. On Thursday, commissioners set the preliminary tax rate residents will be charged — $7.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The final rate...