Homestead Exemption

(Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Property Appraiser Manager Busted For Fraud

Jamie Martinez was second in command at the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser’s office. As of next week, he will be out of job because was busted for doing the very thing his office was trying to prevent; fraud.



Honduran Couple’s Homestead Exemption Upheld By Supreme Court

In a case that may affect thousands of families, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Honduran couple living in Key Biscayne with their children are entitled to a homestead exemption.


Property Values

Miami-Dade Commission OKs Property-Tax Cut

If you live in Miami-Dade County, expect to pay less in property taxes next year. Best of all, another rate cut may be on the horizon.

CBS Miami–07/18/2012


Teachers’ Union Unique Money-Making Scheme

Miami-Dade’s teachers union has come up with a innovative way to raise money for education. Not, it’s not a massive bake sale or car wash.



New Groups To Benefit From Homestead Exemptions

Senior citizens and surviving spouses of military and emergency personnel would become that latest groups to benefit from additional homestead exemptions under a pair of House resolutions that passed the House Finance and Tax Committee on Tuesday.


(Source: North Bay Village) - Corina Esquijarosa, who resigned after serving a year as North Bay Village mayor

North Bay Village Mayor Resigns Amid Controversy

The North Bay Village mayor who won office by just six votes, and spent her year in office mired in controversy and investigations, resigned Friday while claiming she had done nothing wrong.



Mayor Alvarez May Challenge Recall Effort

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez is talking to CBS4 News about the major step forward in the recall effort against him.