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Mar 23, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The head of Belgium's terrorism threat body says that is why the country is keeping the terrorism threat level at its highest level, which means there is a danger of an imminent attack. The front-runners win the biggest prize in Arizona, but Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders wins caucuses in Utah and Idaho, while Ted Cruz claims the Republican caucuses in Utah. Comment?
Feb 25, 2016 | via Courthouse News Service
Idaho politicians are paving the way for the oil and gas industry to frack the state and spend tax dollars to provide the industry with information it can hide from the public, stripping landowners of property rights and due process, a grassroots coalition claims. Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability held a public rally Monday at the statehouse after the Idaho Senate Resources Committee approved S.B. 1339 Friday as an "emergency" trade-secrets bill. Comment?
Feb 22, 2016 | via The Spokesman-Review
In her Eye on Boise column Sunday, Betsy Russell explains how your Republican legislators might be trying to raise your property taxes by messing with the homeowners exemption: Legislation to remove the annual inflation index from the homeowner's exemption has cleared a Senate committee and is headed for a final vote in the full Senate. The Idaho Association of Realtors, which is pushing the bill, says having the maximum exemption indexed to the ups and downs of Idaho housing prices has led to instability and unpredictability, and meant the maximum exemption went down during the recession, when homeowners needed relief the most. Comment?
Feb 21, 2016 | via The Spokesman-Review
Legislation to remove the annual inflation index from the homeowner's exemption has cleared a Senate committee and is headed for a final vote in the full Senate. The Idaho Association of Realtors, which is pushing the bill, says having the maximum exemption indexed to the ups and downs of Legislation to remove the annual inflation index from the homeowner's exemption has cleared a Senate committee and is headed for a final vote in the full Senate. Comment?
Feb 18, 2016 | via The Spokesman-Review
Dan Bloxsom of the Idaho Association of Counties told the Senate Tax Committee on HB 431, the bill to remove indexing from the homeowners exemption, "Over time, this will end up in a net tax shift." He said, "If the Legislature is uncomfortable with this housing price index, we have a couple of ideas maybe putting in a sunset. Comment?
5 min ago | via Post and Courier
When Jeff Gruber learned his new job required him to move to Charleston from Virginia, he started looking for homes as soon as possible last fall. The “official count” of average net new arrivals to the region is 35 people a day, according to the Charleston Regional Development Alliance. Comment?
44 min ago | via USA Today
How much house do Americans actually own? Often, a bank owns the home you live in - most of it, anyway. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2aal9oP When people say they own their home, it's usually a half-truth at best. Comment?
57 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
To recap the problem, the supply of housing , especially in the affordable entry-level segment, is not keeping up with huge demand from first-time buyers and existing home owners looking to upgrade. Zillow's latest Real Estate Market Report released on Friday shows that homes are selling faster than they have at any time since 2010. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Motley Fool
Homeownership is a strong indicator of wealth for retirees, but a house can be a financial buffer or a burden. It can be hard leaving memories behind, but downsizing could be the best retirement decision you make. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Los Angeles Times
Dear Liz: I am 65 and was recently laid off after 26 years with the same company. My life partner of 25 years died in 2010. Comment?
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