| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
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,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Homeowners will soon be paying more to live in Boynton Beach.
Thanks to the rising property values and increasing assessments for fire rescue, residents will be dishing out a few extra dollars a year when the changes take effect in October.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday.
Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...