The Indiana Tax Court threw out the $242.9 million assessed value of the mall for 2015 and 2016 and ordered the value of the mall to revert to its 2010 assessment of approximately $110 million.
"The $50 million awarded to Northwest Indiana is an opportunity to continue to lift the region together and grow our economy," said Heather Ennis, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum.
Northwest Indiana's pitch centered on ready-to-go projects drawn from the "Ignite the Region" economic development plan for building economic growth and prosperity.
A group of landlords will get a chance to argue the City of Hammond owes each of them a $75 refund for rental registration fees paid in 2015 they claim exceeded the $5 maximum permitted by state law.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed a Lake Circuit Court ruling authorizing the county auditor to rescind real estate investor Thomas Wisniewski's 504 unredeemed tax sale certificates.
Lake County officials are taking steps to ensure they've closed all loopholes that might otherwise enable ineligible bidders to attempt to acquire tax-delinquent properties at the county's tax sales.
Local taxing districts that include Southlake Mall likely will have to pay millions of dollars in refunds after a long-running property tax assessment dispute was resolved in the mall's favor.
The Indiana Supreme Court is establishing a statewide task force to address the surge of residential evictions underway in the Hoosier State following expiration of the COVID-19 eviction moratorium.
Michigan City resident Derald Borton was honored with a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol.
A judge has upheld the Indiana tax board's calculated assessed value for the 2011-14 period, which was closer to the value set by the Lake County Assessor than the value sought by the mall.
Scenes from demolition work on the former White House Restaurant property on Monday in Valparaiso.
Construction workers used heavy machinery to demolish the former White House Restaurant on Monday in Valparaiso. Video by Kale Wilk.
Mortgage lenders are battling economic uncertainty by raising minimum credit scores, requiring higher down payments, triple-checking employment status and even eliminating certain loan types altogether.
Here’s what you need to know about doing a cash-out refinance during the pandemic.
How far might home sales fall? And how long might transactions remain depressed? As with most questions about the coronavirus crisis, the answers hinge on the duration and the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak.
It’s too early to tell what effect the coronavirus will have on housing and real estate, but here are some pros and cons of buying a house during a recession.
During this stressful time, keep in mind mortgage servicers would rather work with existing customers than start collection or foreclosure proceedings. Here are steps you should take if you can't afford your home loan payments.
Mortgage refinancings have been booming because of low interest rates. So should you join the refi surge?
Americans shopping for a home this spring may face more competition than they have in years.
Office vacancy across Northwest Indiana rose to 19 percent last year, up from 14 percent the previous year.
Many thought it was only a matter of time, but now it's officially the end of an era in Michigan City.
Sales of existing homes in Northwest Indiana were up in May as compared to a year ago, totaling 1,056, a 4.1 percent increase. It was the fourth month sales were up in 2018, and the fifth that the median sales price also increased.
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Schilling Construction, one of the Region's biggest homebuilders, is partnering with the technology company Cloudbusters to build integrated smart homes that can be controlled with a single app.