Tuesday, November 27, 2007

When is doing a 1031 exchange beneficial?

Tampa,Fl November 27, 2007

Want to know more about 1031 exchanges? Using these like-kind exchanges instead of selling the property outright will almost certainly save your seller big bucks in taxes, according to an expert in 1031 exchanges.

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Support the Tampa-based Cut Taxes Now Citizens Petition

Tampa, Fl November 27, 2007.
Continuing to bash a property-tax plan he reluctantly voted for, House Speaker Marco Rubio is now urging supporters to back a citizens’ petition to cap the total amount of taxes paid by every property owner to 1.35 percent of the property’s value.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Modest Recovery of Home Prices Expected in 2008

Tampa, Fl November 14, 2007
A modest recovery for existing-home sales is expected in 2008 as the impact of the credit crunch subsides, according to NAR’s latest forecast. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in September, rose 0.2 percent.

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Florida Population Growth Report

Tampa, Fl. November 8, 2007.
UF research finds that Florida’s population grows by about 900 people per day; slightly less than the 1,100 per day a few years ago. Top counties by rate of growth, in order: Flagler, Sumter and Osceola. Top growing counties by number of new people, in order: Orange, Miami-Dade and Hillsborough.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2007


Tampa, Fl
U.S. House Democrats and Republicans continue to negotiate a possible compromise on legislation that would give bankruptcy judges more flexibility to alter mortgage terms for borrowers facing foreclosure.

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