Monthly Archives: September 2016

FEMA nixes community flood insurance; GAO agrees

The government oversight office agreed with a FEMA report that it’s not wise to create community-based flood insurance policies. Under the plan, all residents would have been covered and paid for flood ins. through taxes or utility bills.

The government oversight office agreed with a FEMA report that it’s not wise to create community-based flood insurance policies. Under the plan, all residents would have been covered and paid for flood ins. through taxes or utility bills.

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Voters add solar tax break to Florida Constitution

The amendment exempts solar and other renewable energy devices from property taxes for 20 years on business and industrial property. It also exempts renewable energy devices from Fla.’s tangible personal property tax.

The amendment exempts solar and other renewable energy devices from property taxes for 20 years on business and industrial property. It also exempts renewable energy devices from Fla.’s tangible personal property tax.

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U.S. average 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.46%

The mortgage rate increase comes as a solid job market and improved economic outlook boost expectations that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates. Still, mortgage rates remain at historically low levels.

The mortgage rate increase comes as a solid job market and improved economic outlook boost expectations that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates. Still, mortgage rates remain at historically low levels.

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With Florida Realtors E-Celebration, a 2nd chance for 2016 convention

For two weeks, Sept. 12-26, 2016, members will be able to go online and take in nine education sessions through Florida Realtors e-Celebration, the first virtual convention. And the cost is only $59 for members

For two weeks, Sept. 12-26, 2016, members will be able to go online and take in nine education sessions through Florida Realtors e-Celebration, the first virtual convention. And the cost is only $59 for members

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