Eminent Domain Issues In The Silicon Valley

“The city and the county’s actions have now put off the closing of the mobile home park for four years at this point and still, there is no real end in sight,” said Joe Jesse, whose father purchased the property back in 1986. Recently, in the midst of the Silicon Valley, there’s a different spin on an ongoing turf war that is raising eyebrows among some property rights and government officials in the Palo Alto area.  They are now threatening to utilize “eminent domain” to stop the long-time owners of…

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Temecula California Real Estate Stats

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2005: $3,581 (0.8%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2005: $1,944 (0.4%) The last years of the 1960s and early 70’s witnessed the beginnings of dramatic change in the Temecula Valley. Engineers, contractors, heavy-equipment operators and real estate agents quickly edged out the cowboys and Indians as the main customers at the local establishments. Pickup trucks towing horse trailers, trucks hauling cattle and tractors rigged with…

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