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Home values rise on Hamilton Hill

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The success of housing agencies and enterprising Guyanese rehabbers has translated into higher assessments in the city’s Hamilton Hill neighborhood. A decade ago, the average Hamilton Hill house could be purchased for $16,000 — and even at that price, very few sold. Taxes based on those prices were the lowest in the city. Now, many Hill houses are selling for more than $60,000, with quite a few breaking the $90,000 mark. The change has been ...

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May 13, 2009
6:20 p.m.

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a better idea would be to reward the locals that have stuck it out.lower the taxes for the people who have improved there homes.why do we burden those who improve our society???