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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 8/26/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Aug 26, 2021 | 0 Comments


The new home inventory mirage
There are a lot of homes available for sale. The catch: you can't move into them yet. Why it matters: Strong demand for homes has driven up prices as the supply of homes for sale is at depressed levels.

Condo Prices Rise At Least 20 Percent In Majority Of Oceanfront Counties
ATTOM, curator of the nation's premier property database, today released a special report looking at condominium sales and prices in oceanfront counties around the U.S.


DeKalb prepares to challenge $15M tax abatement planned in Brookhaven
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Related Group LLC plans to replace an aging strip center near Briarcliff and North Druid Hills roads with a development that would include 55,000 square feet of office space...


Cook County property tax increases get pushback from bewildered residents
Abc Chicago WLS TV
The Assessor's Office partially blames levy increases in Bellwood and said the Board of Review had increased tax burden on residential properties rather...


ShopRite back on the menu for Woolwich shoppers
Courier Post
A lengthy lawsuit now behind it, Woolwich is looking to October for construction starting on the first supermarket that this township's rapidly growing population can call its own.


Aurora OKs tax abatement for new rooms at Atrium - Record-Courier
AURORA – City Council has granted Trentstone Enterprises LLC a Community Reinvestment Area 3 tax abatement for its investment of $7.3 million to improve its ...


Commissioners Approve Ten Year Tax Abatement
Oldbury's new job as the County Road Engineer begins effective Friday, August 27. Senior supervisor Trey Gilbert has served in the interim since Slacum's retirement and was praised for his excellent running...

OC tax rate likely to go up
OA online
The Odessa College Board of Trustees recommended a higher tax rate for 2021 during its meeting Tuesday. The rate was not adopted yet. Two public hearings will be held and the rate adopted in September.

Formal Property Tax Protests Up In Washington Co.
During Tuesday's Washington County Appraisal District board meeting, Chief Appraiser Dyann White reported that 1,516 formal protests were received during this protest season. Last year, there were 1,292 protests.


Settlement Reached in 2017 Discrimination Lawsuit Against Lewis County Assessor's Office
Centralia Chronicle
According to the court documents, Watson disclosed her diagnosis to her employer in 2007, which resulted in a request from Assessor Dianne Dorey for a “fit-for-...

Residential Values Increase 20% in Thurston County for 2021
Thurston Talk
The Assessor is charged by law to set market values. The Assessor does not set the tax rate, only the market value. We have been doing this function for...

About the Author

John Brusniak

John Brusniak, Jr. is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...


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