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BeFree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-20-10 05:41 PM
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15. How?
Tax it. If it produces something good for the community the taxes will be easy to raise. Or they sell it to pay taxes.
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  -That Stickie: People are Poor because they have no Land. BeFree  Aug-20-10 04:15 PM   #0 
  - Now, with all the foreclosures and short sales...  JuniperLea   Aug-20-10 04:20 PM   #1 
  - Depressions arfe simply those times when  Jackpine Radical   Aug-20-10 04:36 PM   #5 
     - Interesting man...  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-20-10 06:18 PM   #18 
  - there are something like 10 empty housing units for every homeless person. no need to build on cow  Hannah Bell   Aug-20-10 04:22 PM   #2 
  - i am glad you liked it.  zeemike   Aug-20-10 04:23 PM   #3 
  - Taking it back  BeFree   Aug-20-10 04:46 PM   #7 
     - But that is not how it works  zeemike   Aug-20-10 05:03 PM   #8 
  - And public land is "used" by wealthy citizens all the time. They pretty much  valerief   Aug-20-10 04:32 PM   #4 
  - I'm studying the effects of the homesteading of the early 1900s....  grasswire   Aug-20-10 04:44 PM   #6 
  - I own land, am money poor. assessments raised dramatically couple yrs back, now  uppityperson   Aug-20-10 05:09 PM   #9 
  - You can sell your land  BeFree   Aug-20-10 05:22 PM   #11 
     - I sold my land once when I needed $, will do so only as absolute last resort  uppityperson   Aug-20-10 06:05 PM   #17 
        - Good point  BeFree   Aug-20-10 09:22 PM   #21 
           - Not nec. Here we get assessed every 4 yrs. Last time was yr after peak  uppityperson   Aug-20-10 11:12 PM   #31 
  - I had 20 acres of raw land.  county worker   Aug-20-10 05:18 PM   #10 
  - Good for you, you are lucky. And in debt?  BeFree   Aug-20-10 05:25 PM   #12 
  - I sold it at a loss.  county worker   Aug-20-10 05:27 PM   #13 
  - If you look at history around here, Central Coast of CA  county worker   Aug-20-10 05:33 PM   #14 
     - How?  BeFree   Aug-20-10 05:41 PM   #15 
     - Land here is used to graze cattle and for crops  county worker   Aug-20-10 05:59 PM   #16 
     - It's probably unconstitutional  taught_me_patience   Aug-20-10 11:02 PM   #28 
  - It is theft pure and simple.  Lucky Luciano   Aug-20-10 06:33 PM   #19 
     - Eh?  BeFree   Aug-20-10 09:14 PM   #20 
        - I suspect we have tremendously different ideas on where  Lucky Luciano   Aug-20-10 09:27 PM   #22 
           - well  BeFree   Aug-20-10 09:35 PM   #24 
              - $100K worth of land is not much.  Lucky Luciano   Aug-20-10 10:02 PM   #26 
                 - well  BeFree   Aug-20-10 11:05 PM   #29 
  - but property taxes are also why a poorer person struggles to  G_j   Aug-20-10 09:35 PM   #23 
  - poorer is a relative term  BeFree   Aug-20-10 09:40 PM   #25 
     - I agree that those land hoarders should be taxed  G_j   Aug-20-10 11:09 PM   #30 
  - Homesteading should be revived.  Mimosa   Aug-20-10 10:55 PM   #27 

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