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Miami-Dade County

Miami real estate is so expensive that locals are moving out

South Florida has been one of the 10 fastest-growing metro areas in the nation since 2010, an analysis of new Census estimates shows, but more residents are leaving than are moving in from other parts of the country, likely because of sky-high housing prices. That means that, along with births, immigration has become the principal driver of population growth across the region.

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Successful developer answered the call of public service

LOS ANGELES - The gig: Dan Rosenfeld, 64, is a real estate developer and public servant. He has worked at the upper levels of both the private and public sectors, building prominent structures for profit and managing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of real estate for the state of California Department of General Services, where he led the revival of the historic core of downtown Los Angeles. Rosenfeld has also interrupted his private career to work for both the city and county of Los Angeles.

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6 things every homeowner should know about property taxes

You might not have factored in property taxes when planning to buy your dream home - but the cost of homeownership goes beyond your mortgage payment. It's important to discover how your property tax bill works - once you know how it's calculated, you can challenge it if you feel it's too high. Additionally, property taxes can be a valuable write-off and as a homebuyer, you should take advantage of all of the available tax breaks for homeowners. Here are six things every homeowner should understand when it comes to property taxes.

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4 ugly truths about buying a home

Buying a home is an exciting venture but it also comes with risk and expense. Many homeowners underestimate the extra cost of maintenance and repairs or the labor required to keep a home and its surrounding property in tiptop shape.

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Hotel industry-funded study slams Airbnb

SAN DIEGO - The hotel industry is stepping up its campaign against home-sharing giant Airbnb with the release of a study this month documenting what it says is the rapid rise of "commercial" hosts actively listing multiple rentals on the home-sharing platform.

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Offshore corporations: The secret shell game

Offshore corporations have one main purpose - to create anonymity. Recently leaked documents reveal that some of these shell companies, cloaked in secrecy, provide cover for dictators, politicians and tax evaders.
Sohail Al-Jamea and Ali Rizvi McClatchy
Offshore corporations: The secret shell game 2:24

Offshore corporations: The secret shell game

Video: Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's old house in Miami Beach to be demolished 0:44

Video: Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's old house in Miami Beach to be demolished

Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault gets first career hat trick 1:10

Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault gets first career hat trick

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Ultra Music Festival Day 2

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