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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.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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