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Commentary | Why average folks can’t afford a home in Ventura

Commentary | Why average folks can’t afford a home in Ventura

    By Charles Voigtsberger At a chamber board of directors meeting two directors got into an argument about the amount of taxes and fees included in the cost of a new home in the City of Ventura. One, a realtor, stated that the cost of taxes and fees amounted to 49% of the cost […]

Taxes and Housing Prices

Taxes and Housing Prices

  By Richard Colman, California Political News and Views   Anecdotal evidence coming from Silicon Valley goes like this:  A family earning $300,000 a year may not be able to obtain a loan for a house. Silicon Valley, which is about 40 miles south of San Francisco, is the home of many high-technology companies such as […]