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Miami among counties with worst home affordability

Miami County ranked No. 42 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

CINCINNATI FINANCIAL CORP: The Cincinnati Insurance Company's Chief Insurance Officer to Retire

Cincinnati Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: CINF) announced that Jacob F. Scherer, Jr., chief insurance officer and executive vice president of its lead subsidiary, The Cincinnati Insurance Company, plans to retire in August 2019.

Ohio farmers, hit hard by Trump's trade war, welcome policy shift

Concerns over the trade war’s impact on farmers has spurred the creation of Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, a campaign launched by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Farmers for Free Trade group.

Ohio Lottery welcomes Play at the Checkout to Giant Eagle stores

Games now available for Play at the Checkout are Powerball and Mega Millions.

COLUMBUS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Lance Tyson Announces Release of His New Book Selling is an Away Game

Lance Tyson, President and CEO of Tyson Group, announced today his newly released book, Selling is an Away Game: Close Business and Compete in a Complex World, which focuses on gaining insight into the buyer’s mindset to improve sales.

LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS: Lincoln Electric Promotes David J. Nangle to Executive Vice President

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today the promotion of David J. Nangle to Executive Vice President of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. effective July 19, 2018.

Youngstown area has highest ‘equity-rich’ mortgage rate among Ohio’s largest MSAs

Among Ohio’s most populous urban centers, Youngstown-Warren-Boardman posted the highest percentage of properties with mortgages that have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity.

Youngstown metro area has top ‘underwater’ mortgage rate for Oho’s largest MSAs

Among Oho’s most populous urban centers, the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman Metropolitan Statistical Area posted the highest percentage of mortgages that owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to a home equity analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: 34 percent of mortgages in Monroe County considered ‘equity-rich’

Among Ohio counties, Monroe, Madison and Washington had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 59 percent of mortgages in Pike County considered ‘underwater’

Among Ohio counties, Pike had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis of occupational licensing burdens ranks Ohio No. 20

Ohio ranked 20th among U.S. states that have burdensome licensing laws for lower-income jobs, according to a report by the Institute for Justice (IJ).

Analysis: 17.1 percent of Ohio property owners are ‘equity rich’

In Ohio, owners of more than 385,000 properties with mortgages have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 14.4 percent of Ohio property owners' mortgages are 'underwater'

In Ohio, owners of 324,376 properties with mortgages owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: Ashtabula County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 292 properties in Ashtabula County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Ohio, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis:Ohio has the 6th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 480 properties in Ohio started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data

Analysis: Lucas, Cuyahoga and Montgomery counties have highest property tax rates in Ohio

With an effective property tax rate of 2.5 percent, Lucas County has the highest tax rate among Ohio counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From TX Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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