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Real Estate Taxes by City

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Real estate taxes vary from city to city, and a recent report takes a look at where taxes are lowest and highest. What are the key differences between the different ends of the spectrum?

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Struggling Neighborhoods and Property Taxes

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A recent study revealed that Tax Increment Financing, originally developed to revitalize struggling neighborhoods using property tax increases, has fallen short in some areas. What methods may be used to get TIF back on track?

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Homeowners and High Taxes

In some cities, high taxes are pricing some residents out. Where are taxes adding onto affordability for these homeowners, and where are they going?

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Ripple Effect

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, many in the industry began to speculate what impact this would have on home prices, ...

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The Best and Worst States for Property Taxes

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American household spends $2,197 on property taxes for their homes each year. That’s no small chunk of change for many households, so property taxes are inevitably a factor when homebuyers are trying ...

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New York: A Property Tax Epicenter

When it comes to prices, nothing tops New York. 83 of the 100 buildings with the highest property taxes are located in New York City, according to a recent study. Topping the list is the the General Motors Building, which paid a total of $71,681,674 in taxes in 2016.

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Two Sides to Tax Reform

Reflecting promises made on the campaign trail, President Trump’s tax reform proposal appears to be an effort to reduce tax burdens for Americans as well as simplify the nation’s tax structure. Based on the outline presented this week, we now have a clearer picture of the administration’s primary goals for tax reform, but those goals will need to be formalized in detailed legislation.

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