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Tool helps property assessors beyond KGIS

It would cost an average taxpayer $1,000 to use the same tool that the Knox County Property Assessor uses to place value on a home. The KGIS system, available for free online, contains information on deeds, property values, zoning and … Continue reading

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Finally, you can hold buy-to-let in your pension. Here’s how

Smaller landlords who own their properties directly How would I swap my properties for shares in the fund? There are two ways. First, the fund, called Mill Residential, said it was interested in acquiring portfolios of buy-to-let properties directly from … Continue reading

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Sunrise Adds Four Properties to Management Portfolio – Multi

Nov. 21, 2014 By Joshua Ayers, Senior Editor San Diego—San Diego-based Sunrise Management has announced the addition of four properties to its multifamily portfolio, adding 477 units to its portfolio of more than 5,300 units in the region. “We’re excited … Continue reading

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Commission defers vote on rezoning historic properties

Three brick cottages, dating to the mid-1800s, stand in 600 block of South Dubuque Street in what was once the city’s rail district. The cottages could be demolished under a proposed residential and retail development project for the block.(Photo: Josh … Continue reading

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Scranton Properties Sold Without Notifying Owners?

SCRANTON — Some homeowners in Lackawanna County are being told that they no longer own their homes. Their properties were sold at a Scranton City Treasurer’s Sale without the owners even knowing about it. Since Newswatch 16 started looking into … Continue reading

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The Southland’s 10 most expensive properties for sale

“It’s called price creep.” That’s how Jeff Hyland, co-founder and president of Hilton Hyland, explains the astounding numbers attached to Southern California’s most expensive homes. “The prices have nothing to do with relative value,” he said, “but are based on … Continue reading

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Today’s London property bargains: actual bargain edition

We spend a lot of time, round these parts, mocking the top end of the London property market. The million pound room. The house that’s 83 inches wide. This depressing yellow box, close to an outstanding school. But CityMetric, like … Continue reading

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Harrison Street Sells 22 Self-Storage Properties for $223M

November 21, 2014 By Gail Kalinoski, Contributing Editor Harrison Street Real Estate Capital has sold 22 self-storage properties totaling 1.7 million square feet to CubeSmart as the first part of a $223 million, two-tranche deal. NGKF Capital Markets, which represented … Continue reading

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Top 10 most expensive LA-area properties for sale

“It’s called price creep.” That’s how Jeff Hyland, co-founder and president of Hilton Hyland, explains the astounding numbers attached to Southern California’s most expensive homes. “The prices have nothing to do with relative value,” he said, “but are based on … Continue reading

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Engineers discover new method to determine surface properties at the nanoscale

Engineering researchers at Texas Tech University have developed a method for characterizing the surface properties of materials at different temperatures at the nanoscale. Knowing properties of materials at different temperatures is important in engineering, said Gregory McKenna, a professor of … Continue reading

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