property values (14)

By Rich Pollack

    Completion of a new luxury condominium complex as well as several large new homes has helped push property values in Highland Beach to record levels, surpassing those set prior to the economic downturn that began in 2008.
    The P

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By Sallie James

    Boca Raton property tax rates for the upcoming year are decreasing slightly, property values are up 7.46 percent and the city has plans to hire 76 new employees, including eight police officers and 16 firefighters.
    The new rates

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By Dan Moffett

    South Palm Beach struggled more than its coastal neighbors to recover from the damage of the real estate crash during the Great Recession. For five years after the 2008 downturn, the town showed virtually no recovery at all.
    But

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7960654872?profile=originalBy Jane Smith

    Property values continue to increase by double-digit percentages in Delray Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency area.
When the county property appraiser released its 2016 taxable value estimates on May 27, the numbers showed a 13.2 

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Boca Raton: Homeless in East Boca

People are living in parks,

woods near city’s downtown

7960653885?profile=originalBilly Palmieri shows off a “Boca” tattoo on the inside of his arm.  He is part of a group

of homeless people who camp in the woods in Boca Raton.

7960654468?profile=originalA homeless person sleeps under a blanket beneath

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By Rich Pollack

    Thanks to significant increases in overall property values and several hundred thousand dollars’ worth of cuts to the town’s proposed 2015-2016 budget, Highland Beach residents are likely to see their municipal tax rate drop for th

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By Dan Moffett

    Gulf Stream consistently ranks among the state’s most affluent communities, which helps explain how the town has been able to absorb a stunning increase in budget expenses that few other municipalities could.
    Over the last two y

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7960584279?profile=originalBy Tao Woolfe

    Taxable property values in Palm Beach County rose an estimated 8.7 percent overall in the past year — and upward of 10 percent in some coastal municipalities — according to just-released preliminary figures from the Palm Beach Coun

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