Monthly Archives: March 2021

Opoly Crowdfunding Real Estate Investment Platform Makes Homeownership Possible From $ 100

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 7:17 a.m.Press release: Opoly Opoly.co.nz, a crowdfunding real estate investment platform, has opened its first property, at 4/338 Ponsonby Road, to investors and is looking to raise $ 1.1 million. The offer on Ponsonby’s central apartment ends April 28 and is intended to be the first …

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Condominium ownership and HOA ownership are different

Ryan poliakoff | Questions and answers on condominiums Dear Poliakoff, Is there an equivalent to section 718.110 (4), Fla. Stat. in chapter 720 [the HOA Act] that would require a 100% vote in favor of an amendment to restrictive covenants that significantly alters unit memberships (in this case allowing boat …

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The zoning debate offers two perspectives on ownership

June Girard | Guest columnist I was the first female chair of the McHenry County, Illinois Zoning Board of Appeals in 1977 and lived in Woodstock, Illinois. The prominent Richard Babcock, author of “The Zoning Game,” also lived in Woodstock and we shared conversations about planning and zoning. Richard argued …

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Court of Appeal hears lawsuit against Polaris Bank lawyer on July 5

The Abuja Court of Appeals has set Monday July 5 as the hearing date in a real estate ownership dispute filed against senior Nigerian (SAN) lawyer Jonathan Majiyagbe by Samuel Nwosu. When the hearing resumed on Monday, the three-member panel of the tribunal granted a request to replace the name …

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When more is not necessarily better: taking the pledge on real estate as collateral

Non-judicial foreclosure on commercial real estate in California is remarkably simple compared to the primary means for a lender to pursue real estate remedies in other jurisdictions. In the Golden State, the rules are set forth by law and, if followed, allow a lender to take title to their real …

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Ownership and Succession in France: Undivided, Tontine and SCI

Should you be the owner of your property in joint ownership, in a tontine or in a real estate company (SCI)? What effect do these property options have on inheritance tax and taxes, and when should you decide? Here’s what you need to know about French real estate ownership. French …

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Non-NMD Woman Appeals to Court to Inherit Land Ownership from Deceased Husband | New

NELIDA B. Atalig, wife of former judge Pedro Manglona Atalig, asked the Superior Court to allow her to inherit half of the 300,509.3 square meters of land from her late husband. Represented by lawyer Joseph Horey, Nelida Atalig, a non-Northern Mariana person, applied to the court for an order for …

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Lewiston City Council opposes change in property tax law

Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:00 AM By Terry Duffy Editor-in-Chief At its working session on Monday, Lewiston City Council approved a resolution opposing §575-b, a proposed amendment to the New York State Property Tax Act §487 that, if approved, would dramatically change the way real estate is valued for wind …

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Women lag behind in homeownership, according to CoreLogic

A new CoreLogic Report on Women and Homeownership shows that men dominate real estate in Australia. Properties owned exclusively by people identified as women accounted for 26.2% of owners analyzed across the country, while sole male owners represented 29.9%. CoreLogic Financial and Insurance Director Milena Malev says low wages for …

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The gender pay gap creates a gender gap in land ownership

Kiwi women lag behind men in ownership, and the gender pay gap is one reason, new research shows. CoreLogic released new data to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, and it shows that properties owned only by female owners accounted for 17.4% of the 1.7 million properties analyzed. But the …

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New attempt to toughen rules on foreign real estate investments – Commentary

Current rules and exemption for commercial premisesProposed tighteningStatus of ongoing discussionsCommentRecommendation In January 2021, the National Council’s Legal Affairs Commission presented an initiative to temporarily ban the acquisition of business premises by people abroad.(1) The proposal claims it will mitigate the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the potential …

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2021 Notice of property assessment to be sent to property owners; The deadline to appeal is April 9

March 4, 2021, 8:28 a.m. HST * Updated March 4 at 8:30 a.m. The 2021 property assessment notices from the Maui County Property Assessment Division will be mailed to homeowners no later than March 15, 2021. The deadline to file an appeal is April 9, 2021. The property assessment notice …

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PRRD reduces and tolerates property taxes for electricity producers

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA – To guarantee stable electricity prices in the country, President Rodrigo R. Duterte ordered the reduction and tolerance of property taxes previously imposed on certain independent electricity producers (IPP). Duterte on Thursday signed Executive Decree (EO) 126, which reduces and tolerates property taxes …

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County Mailing Property Assessment Notices | News, Sports, Jobs

Maui News Property assessment notices for 2021 will be mailed to homeowners no later than March 15, the county’s Property Assessment Division said on Tuesday. The notice will indicate the assessed value of the land and, if applicable, the improvements, the amount of exemptions allowed, the person who benefited from …

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EU study reveals positive links between intellectual property and economic performance

“By effectively protecting their intellectual property, innovative companies can obtain finance, grow, collaborate and create value, but how does owning intellectual property rights impact a company’s performance? This was the question that guided a recent study by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO”) and the European Patent Office (“EPO”). …

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