Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Administration Files Lawsuit on Property Tax Levy

The Administration of Mayor Chris Beutler today asked the District Court to issue a writ of mandamus to require the City Council to set the property tax rate necessary to balance the lawfully adopted City budget. In August, Mayor Beutler vetoed a 2016-2018 budget passed by the City Council on a four-to-three vote. The City Council did not have five votes to override the Mayor's veto. The City Charter states that because the Council did not pass another budget in the time required by the Charter and City ordinance

ASHFORD STATEMENT REGARDING RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARDS

Rep. Brad Ashford (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to carve-out nine billion gallons of ethanol from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, in 2015 and 2016

Tax Year 2015 Homestead Exemption

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division (Department), reminds property owners that the Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application or Certification, Form 458, must be filed with their county assessor on or before June 30, 2015.

Superior earns Leadership Certification

Superior, Neb. (pop. 1,918) has earned designation in the Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s Certified Leadership Community Program. It is the sixth community to earn certification, joining Tecumseh, Madison, Central City, Neligh and Cambridge

Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Latex Paint Exchange Set for Saturday, April 25

Lincoln and Lancaster County residents can dispose of unwanted chemicals by bringing them to a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Wal-Mart, 87th and Highway 2. This event is sponsored by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and is for households only. Business waste will not be accepted

Real Property Value Percentage Change 2013-2014

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division, has processed the 2014 Real Property Abstracts of Assessment filed by the 93 Nebraska county assessors. Preliminary analysis indicates that real property valuations have increased 12.45% from 2013 to 2014, resulting in an increase in valuation of approximately $20.93 billion

Nebraska Personal Property Return and Schedule Due On or Before May 1, 2014

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division, reminds owners of personal property that theNebraska Personal Property Return and Schedule must be filed on or before May 1 with the county assessor where the personal property is located. If you have property at more than one location in the same county, contact the county assessor to determine if more than one return is required.

Westwood Financial Corp. Announces Hy-Vee Store Expansion and Remodel at Applewood Centre

Westwood Financial Corp., a national owner-operator of shopping centers, has announced the expansion and remodel of Hy-Vee supermarket at its Applewood Centre, located at 9765 Q Street in Omaha, Neb.

Mayor Says Reinstating State Aid Will Lead to Property Tax Relief

Mayor Chris Beutler today asked State lawmakers for help to reduce the local property tax burden by reinstating State aid to municipalities. Beutler testified before the Nebraska Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee at a public hearing in Norfolk. Beutler, a former State Senator, addressed the Committee as Mayor of Lincoln and as President of the League of Nebraska Municipalities.

EPA Region 7 Announces Proposed Deletion of 1,154 Properties from National Priorities List at...

National and regional EPA officials, along with state and local leaders, gathered today in Omaha, Neb., to announce EPA’s proposed deletion of 1,154 properties from the National Priorities List (NPL) at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site, a first official signal of completed cleanup for part of the nation’s largest residential lead remediation site

Real Property Value Percentage Change 2012-2013

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division, has processed the 2013 Real Property Abstracts of Assessment filed by the 93 Nebraska county assessors. Preliminary analysis indicates that real property valuations have increased 8.76% from 2012 to 2013, an increase in valuation of approximately $13.57 billon

Tax Year 2013 Homestead Exemption

The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division reminds property owners that the Nebraska Homestead Exemption Application or Certification, Form 458, must be filed with their county assessor from February 2, 2013 through July 1,

City Property for Sale Listed on City Website

In an effort to make it easier for citizens to locate surplus City land available for sale, Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that a complete listing is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: surplus). The site includes a searchable database with aerial photos, addresses, parcel sizes and zoning.

City Seeks Proposals for Property in Antelope Valley

May 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Chris Beutler announced today that a partnership among the City, Windstream and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) has created a rare opportunity to make about seven contiguous acres of property in east downtown available for redevelopment. The Mayor said development of the area near 21st and "N" streets will put property back on the tax rolls, promote job growth and create another economic catalyst for the City.

$350,000 awarded for homebuyer assistance for new and existing homes in SE Nebraska

LINCOLN, NEB. - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $350,000 in HOME funding to Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) in Humboldt, Neb., to provide homebuyer assistance to 15 qualifying first-time homebuyers.

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Mayor Says User Fees Increases Help Prevent Property Tax Hike

Mayor Chris Beutler today said user fee increases helped his administration meet its main objectives for the City's first biennial budget - no property tax increase, no major program cuts and no use of one-time money for ongoing programs.

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NIFA’s Homeownership Team Announces Top Producer and Shining Star Award Winners

NIFA’s Homeownership team recently held annual lender training meetings at the LaVista Conference Center on October 17th and at the Holiday Inn Express in North Platte on October 18th. At these events, awards were presented to the Top Producers and Shining Stars. Top Producer awards are given to the top ten loan officers who originate the most NIFA loans for first-time homebuyers in Nebraska in 2015.