What Does ("PID") Mean in The Real Estate Industry?

A Public Improvement District (“PID”) is a financing tool created by the Public Improvement District Assessment Act as found in Chapter 372 of the Texas Local Government Code. The PID enables any city to levy and collect special assessments on property that is within the city or within the city’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (“ETJ”). A county…

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Asphalt Road Construction

Everyone is aware about the benefits and advantages of a good constructed road. Roads play a very serious role in modern society providing services and goods for modern people. Today a vast majority of roads are constructed using Asphalt. Now question arises in your mind is "What is Asphalt"? Asphalt is the sticky dark brown…

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Trust-Owned Annuities

IRC Section 72 governs the income taxation of annuity contracts. IRC Section 72(u)(1) taxes the income on an annuity contract owned by a “non-natural” person by treating it as though it was received by the non-natural owner. If, however, a non-natural person is merely holding the contract as an “agent” for a natural person, the…

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Handling & Storage of Lobster Before Cooking

Lobsters are widely known as the King of the crustaceans and they should be treated accordingly. To successfully purchase or catch a lobster and maintain of the highest quality until it hits the dinner table, we must treat it with respect. As lobsters tend to be more expensive than other crustaceans it’s not good economics…

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HUD-1 As A Marketing Tool – For Realtors

How Can HUD-1 Help You Generate Business? —————————————– HUD-1 is a standard form you use very often. The form serves not just as a settlement closing statement, but also as a proof of payment of different tax deductions. Understanding the form and the tax deductible items and communicating them to your clients will help your…

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Top 10 Tips on Buying a Trampoline

Buying a garden trampoline? Follow these top 10 trampoline buying tips and you will find the right trampoline for you and your children that will give years of fun. 1. If I buy a trampoline, will it get used or ignored? We find all parents are surprised once they have bought a trampoline just how…

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Fabric Designs Using Nature As Inspiration

For your next decorating scheme why not take inspiration from nature for your curtain fabric. Use soft shades from the forest and woodland such as slate grey, muddy taupe and forest green. Look for curtain fabrics which have designs inspired by flora and fauna. There are many leaf designs around with a variety of shapes,…

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