In Milan it's stylish to live in the centre of town
The value of real estate in Milan, Italy, varies a great deal according to neighbourhood. Apartments with balconies and on the top floor are also worth more. There was an increase of 20% in the number of houses sold in Milan in 1995. The market is based on the desire to buy a home, and the speculative element is largely absent. The real estate industry is also affected by the Metro, and proximity to a Metro station helps boost prices since most Italians use this form of transportation to go to work.
Publication Name: Journal of Compensation and Benefits
Do your systems have only five years to live?
Insurance agents should be aware of problems associated with how computers record date information. Many computer applications only use the last two digits of the year to indicate what the year is. However, once the year 2000 arrives, all programming based on this use of a truncated version of the year could result in problems. For example, an agency's computer might calculate that an insurance policy needed to be renewed when in actuality the policy was still in effect.
Publication Name: Best's Review Property-Casualty Insurance Edition
High court ruling will have wide-ranging implications for innocent owner defense
The US Supreme Court will decide United States v A Parcel of Land, Buildings, Appurtenances & Improvements Known as 92 Buena Vista Ave sometime in 1992. Their decision in this case will be important for defining the issues in civil and criminal forfeiture of property. The case involves the forfeiture of a house under criminal law for drug trafficking, but the owner is arguing that the civil forfeiture defense of innocent owner should apply.
Publication Name: Title News
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- Abstracts: High court rejects relation-back cutoff for innocent owner rights
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