Cambridgeport Real Estate News
Friday | via The Brattleboro Reformer
Brattleboro Area Affordable Housing, a non-profit volunteer organization, is celebrating its 15th year in operation and is asking the community for its support. Since 2000, BAAH has built an impressive record of improving, increasing and preserving affordable housing in the Brattleboro area. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Brattleboro Reformer
The Southern Vermont Board of Realtors will be holding a public forum on Monday, April 6, at the Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain to discuss the impact of education financing on real estate taxes. The forum is open to the public and will be held from 8:30 to 10 a.m.. Comment?
Mar 18, 2015 | via The Brattleboro Reformer
BRATTLEBORO >> Toward the end of a recent economic meeting in Vernon, Windham Regional Commission Executive Director Chris Campany rose to discuss a topic that he acknowledged was "not particularly sexy" - wastewater. But he argues that it is a critically important matter: A lack of adequate sewer infrastructure in Windham County's villages is stifling growth, hurting home sales, causing environmental concerns and leaving those areas "frozen in time," Campany said. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | via The Brattleboro Reformer
BRATTLEBORO >> RadioShack isn't going anywhere. Though, it will scooch over a bit in its space in the Black Mountain Plaza to make room for its new neighbor, Brattleboro Savings & Loan. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via The Bennington Banner
BENNINGTON >> KW Vermont is pleased to announce that Brenda Jones has closed more transactions in January than any other of the 3,750 Keller Williams Agents in the New England Region. It's very unusual, in our area, to have such great real estate production in the middle of winter. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via McClatchy
In Vermont and six other states - Oklahoma, Arizona, Hawaii, Louisiana, North Dakota and Georgia - taxpayers who itemize their deductions are allowed to deduct what they paid in state and local taxes on their state income tax returns, just as they can on their federal tax returns. But since the starting point for state income tax calculations usually is the lower federal adjusted income that already takes the deduction into account, taxpayers in those states get the extra benefit of essentially deducting their state and local taxes twice. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
A bill, passed by the House and heading to the Senate for review, does not include any increase in tax rates, but it would change how much money people get back from itemized deductions. It's a move affecting individuals, a family of four or even some senior citizens. Comment?
Monday Mar 30 | via The Brattleboro Reformer
MONTPELIER >> Vermont lawmakers looking to raise $35 million in new revenue to help close a budget gap are proposing to raise part of that money by putting a new cap on the itemized deductions taken by some income tax filers. But many of Vermont's charitable and nonprofit groups are hoping the deduction cap passed by the House this past week can be reversed in the Senate. Comment?
Feb 20, 2015 | via Manchester Journal
There are plenty of reasons for parents and kids to love school choice in the 90 plus Vermont towns that already have it, and there are plenty of solid educational and social arguments for expanding the program to all Vermont towns. But why should folks without kids care? Property values. Comment?
8 min ago | via The Washington Post
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Deutsche Bank AG co-chief executive officers Juergen Fitschen and Anshu Jain prepare to outline a strategic overhaul of the firm. Comment?
29 min ago | via Noise Between Stations
"Policy-Based Financial Planning: Decision Rules for a Changing World" by Dave Yeske, managing director, and Elisa Buie, CEO of Yeske Buie. Based on their 2011 paper, Yeske and Buie provided a six-step process for creating effective financial planning policies for each client: Engage in the discovery process in which the financial planner learns about the client's personal history, values, beliefs, goals and resources. Comment?
31 min ago | via The Washington Post
Deutsche Bank AG, days after paying a record fine for rigging interest rates, posted first-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates, helped by increases in debt and equity trading that pushed revenue to a near record. While net income fell to 544 million euros from 1.1 billion euros in the year-earlier period, it surpassed the 256 million-euro average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Comment?
43 min ago | via The Raw Story
These days it's not unusual for someone on the way to work to receive a text message from her employer saying she's not needed right then. Although she's already found someone to pick up her kid from school and arranged for childcare, the work is no longer available and she won't be paid for it. Comment?
44 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The war on cash is proliferating globally. It appears that the private members of the world's banking cartels are increasingly joining the fun, even if it means trampling on the rights of their customers. Comment?
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