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City of Pineville tackling blighted property

April 25th, 2019

April 24th, 2019 PINEVILLE (KALB) – The City of Pineville is tackling the issue of blighted property in the downtown area. It is an effort to restore the city’s oldest section and boost property value. “We’ve talked about activity breading activity all along,” said Doug Gann, Director of Downtown Development. “People are going to come in …

RPSO partners with CIVICSOURCE for Tax Certification

December 28th, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, La. (RPSO) – The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is updating its Tax Certificate auction processes by implementing the assistance of CivicSource, an online auctioneer of tax-distressed real estate. The Parish’s new partnership will be an asset to improve existing protections for homeowners and provide tremendous benefits to Rapides real estate purchasers. On Wednesday, June 12, …


Want to buy a property seized for back taxes? Firm to show you how at meeting in Donaldsonville

December 13th, 2018

DONALDSONVILLE — City officials are launching an online system to auction properties in the city’s hands because of unpaid back taxes. CivicSource, the contractor running the online auction system, is set to explain the process during a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday inside the City Council Chambers, 609 Railroad Ave. CivicSource officials will offer training on buying …

Councilwoman to host sessions about acquiring adjudicated property

February 6th, 2019

Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks is hosting information sessions on how to acquire property in East Baton Rouge Parish. The event is free and open to the public. The meeting will include details on getting title insurance and paying the outstanding taxes. The second session will be at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28, at Louisiana Leadership Institute, …

City officials in New Iberia working to clear 30 blighted properties

March 11th, 2019

NEW IBERIA, La (KLFY) – The City of New Iberia is working to clean blighted properties.  “It’s time to be a little bit more aggressive. We’ve been fortunate to sell properties through civic source which came to about $50,000. All of those funds were generated from adjudicated property so we are putting it right back …