How Does Your Real Estate Tax Bill Compare To Other Parts Of The Country?

Mortgage rates may be a function of free markets, but real estate taxes are a function of government. And, depending on where you live, your annual real estate tax bill could be high, low, or practically non-existent. Compiling data from the 2009 American Community Survey, the Tax Foundation, a … [Read more...]

How Does Your Work Commute Compare To Other Cities?

As part of the Census Bureau’s data collection activities from 2005-2009, a number of interesting charts have been published at http://census.gov. The data should not be confused with Census 2010 — a separate survey conducted every 10 years. This is the first-ever, 5-year American … [Read more...]

America’s Most Expensive ZIP Codes (2010 Edition)

The value of a home is based on the basic economic principle of Supply and Demand. When the number of buyers exceeds the number of sellers, home prices rise. Conversely, when sellers outnumber buyers, home prices fall. There’s always a opening price point for negotiation and that figure often … [Read more...]

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