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Mar 3, 2015 | via Hays Daily News
Property tax on Kansas farmland has been a hot topic recently. Perhaps it is time to review why use-value appraisal is appropriate. Comment?
Mar 1, 2015 | via The Wichita Eagle
At 73 years old, Joyce Higinbotham expected this would be the time in her life to travel with her husband, Bill, and visit friends, family and all the places the high school sweethearts hadn't explored while raising three children in rural eastern Kansas. Instead, Joyce lives in a one-bedroom apartment in a senior community in west Wichita, a few miles down the road from Bill, who at 74 has been living in the memory care wing of an assisted living facility for the past six months. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal
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Feb 7, 2015 | via The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era
Danedri Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org A divided council gave its blessing to a property management company seeking tax subsidies for an apartment complex in Gardner. The MACO Development Company needed a resolution of support from the Gardner City Council in order to apply for a federal tax subsidy to upgrade Gardner Estates, an apartment complex at 130 E. Madison Street. Comment?
Jan 5, 2015 | via The Capital-Journal
"Misery" increased in Topeka and other Kansas cities in the third quarter, but Kansans still are less miserable than they were in 2013. Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research compiles a quarterly "misery index" based on inflation, home prices and the unemployment rate. Comment?
16 min ago | via Realty Times
What we know for sure is that there is a lot of student loan debt out there. What we know or believe with less certainty is what kind of effect that debt has on the real estate market -- both now and in the future. Comment?
16 min ago | via Realty Times
A new survey of first-time buyers in Canada reveals they are more financially savvy than the general population, well-educated, employed and married or in a common-law relationship. Most of them are millennials and they share the desire of their parents to own their homes. Comment?
29 min ago | via GhanaWeb
Parliament has ratified the law that imposes a five per cent flat Value Added Tax on the real estate sector. This paves the way for companies operating in the industry to levy five per cent on the houses they sell and remit same to the government. Comment?
37 min ago | via Edmonton Journal
One day after launching her detailed fiscal plan, NDP Leader Rachel Notley revealed that a multibillion-dollar "miscalculation" will delay her promised balanced budget by a full year. At a campaign announcement Sunday, Notley declared her party would halt cuts to health care and education while balancing the budget by 2017 - the same year as both the Progressive Conservatives and the Wildrose. Comment?
37 min ago | via Minot Daily News
A nondenominational Christian ministry has operated the Heaven's Helpers Soup Cafe in a converted gas station for six years. It serves almost 200 people every day, but proprietor Mark Meier told the Associated Press he was notified this month that his lease is being terminated at the end of May. Property owner and former Bismarck mayor Marlan Haakenson said he is selling all of his commercial property in the area as he approaches 80 years of age, and that his real estate agent advised him the property would be more attractive to potential buyers if the soup kitchen wasn't there. Comment?
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