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  • Homeowner association won't make repairs; is there recourse?

    Question: We bought our property in a homeowner association more than 15 years ago, influenced by the salesperson, board and managers who promoted "community." They emphasized amenities and goals of increasing and maintaining property values, ensuring...
  • Orlando city council gives preliminary OK to 17.7% tax hike

    Orlando city council gives preliminary OK to 17.7% tax hike
    The Orlando City Council gave preliminary approval to a 17.7 percent property tax increase on Monday, saying revenue collections aren't keeping pace with City Hall's expenses. The council voted unanimously to raise the property tax rate by $1, to $6....
  • Park Ridge collective property values fall

     Park Ridge collective property values fall
    Park Ridge's collective property value plummeted almost 18 percent from 2012 to 2013, vexing city officials who said construction activity increased last year. Those same officials said they worried the drop would herald more problems for the troubled...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Property taxes on the rise in Boynton

    Property taxes on the rise in Boynton
    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. On Tuesday,...
  • Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates

    Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates
    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...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Millage rate lowered

    With property values in the city increasing by more than 8 percent, North Lauderdale is lowering its millage rate. That, however, does not mean everyone will be paying less in taxes. The city's proposed millage rate of 7.5000 is 0.1078 mills less than...