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Understanding Florida's Homestead Rules

The rules governing HOMESTEAD Protection or Exemption apply in three contexts:

  1. Real Estate Tax Exemption
    • The list of exemptions includes among others, a cap on assessments called Save Our Homes and exemptions for widows, veterans and the blind.
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Holley v. Corcoran (In re Holley)

(6th Cir. Oct. 25, 2016)

The Sixth Circuit reverses the bankruptcy court’s order permitting the Chapter 7 trustee to be paid her administrative fee from proceeds of the sale of the debtors’ Michigan real property. 106 more words

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Error Means Refunds For Some Tarrant County Taxpayers

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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A $12 million mistake is leading to some big refunds for Tarrant County taxpayers.

The Tarrant County Tax Assessors Office says it will notify homeowners this week about getting a check in the mail in mid-October. 122 more words


Arizona citizens attempt to address legislative powers of HOAs

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By KTAR.com | August 7, 2016

The Arizona Homestead Exemption protects up to $150,000 of an individual’s equity. However, the Arizona Legislature suspended that protection in the mid-1990s.  169 more words


Eight Common Real Estate Mistakes

By Michael J Posner

After more than 30 years of concentrating my legal practice in real estate matters, below is a brief listing of common mistakes I repeatedly see.  939 more words

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Austinites will see small savings with homestead exemption increase

AUSTIN (KXAN) — After numerous discussions, the Austin City Council approved increasing the homestead exemption by 2 percent to 8 percent Wednesday. Raising the homestead exemption by 2 percent will save the owner of a $250,000 home approximately $23 a year. 240 more words


Austin considers raising homestead exemptions

AUSTIN (KXAN) — City council is set to vote on homestead exemptions in a special meeting called Wednesday.

This will be council’s last hurrah before going on break for the month of July. 460 more words