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May 25, 1924 - Image 19

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I Increase Noted
In Nationwide
PG IIECTProperty Taxes1

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rntinued from Page Seventeen)
roperties in Ann Arbor. In this
yiew Mr. Carr told of the dream
as had of making the remark-l
eautiful land to the east of Ann'
a picture spot in Michigan.
eels that Ann Arbor Hills is a;
opment that he may leave to the
generation as a momument to
ife work of city building.
Tremmel who is a Michigan
is a director and vice-president
e Seminole Hills Land companyI
ontiac, Miehigan. He returnedl
n Arbor a fewyears ago tosnake
city his Permanent home. He
one of the five rpen who made
Pole Hills Subdivision in Pontiac]
if the finest in the state. He be-
in planning subdivisions sq as
eet actual needs and so- to
tthe city's growth along Mnes
auty and economy.
ttracts, awarded in yew .ngland
reached a figure of more than
),000, according to recent state-
s. This was an increase from
ary of a year ago of more than

According to figures compiled by
the Bureau of Census the total levies
of general property taxes over the
United States increased 160 per cent,
d'uring the ten years between 1912 and
1922. In spite of this increase of
taxes the assessed value of this taxed
property increased 79 per cent. In
1922 every man, woma%,, and child,
averaged a tax of $32.22 while in 1912
they averaged but $13.91. The total
taxation in 1922 was $3,502,941,000;
in 1912 thet otal was $1,349,841,000.
The average rate per $100 of as-
sessed valuation for all civil divisions
from states 'down has gone up from
$1.94 in 1912 to $2.81 in 1922. This
collection of facts was made by the
"National Real Estate Journal."
Cracking of stucco generally is
caused by settlement within the walls,
of the building, according to recent
statements by the American Archi-
tect's small'house bureau. The move-
ment within the walls is due as a rule
to an uncertain and unsettled founda-
tion, or to a faulty superstructure.
Hair-cracks may be found in Portland
cement because of the use of the im-
proper mixture.

REALTY A PROFESSIONill bepro and theyom uscroulouasdCONTENTION DELEGATES
men with all of the laws which are
kaIn tests recently conducted by the Members of the Washington, D. C.
and of his service tothe comm , United State's Bureau of Standards it Real Estate Board are planning to
todge F. E. Crane,, the NewYrk n as so t ndr a ld re entertain the visiting members of the
bonding to. wind pressure the laterail
city branch, in a recent address be- sheathing on a building was liable to Natienal association, and their ladies,
fore the New York Real Estate asso- a displacement of more than. dsx uring the week of the convention
ciation convention, said that real es- nches, while with the mo tha h- there by automobile tours of the many
inceswhie wth hediagonal sheath-
tate has really become a profession, in pn the same frame and with the places of interest in and about the
and that in the future more than ever s nation's capital. The plan includes
in the past the real estate business . individual tours, and was decided up-
was to be considered in this light. A little less than one half an inch on in preference to the motor Cara

Fruit Tree


"The importance of the real estateI
men to the law of our land, and- to the
enforcement of that law as well as to
the building up of the happy and suc-
cessful life of the community, has
been increasing every year. The idea
that anybody can go into the real,
estate business where in other fields
he has been a failure, the idea that he,
can merely rent an office and then
go out and get property to sell, is ans
old idea that has long since passed 1
away. 'The problem of the real estate
man in his community today is cer-
tainly requiring of some examination,
some previous determination of his
character and general ability to un-
dertake and to carry on the responsi-
bilities entrusted to him. These re-
sponsibilities deal directly with the!
lives and with the happiness of the

A miniature embodimenr of the
American home was recently presented
to the National Headquarters of the
National Association of real estate
boards as' a momento to the sterling
Worth of the Realtor to the communi,
ty life and development. This minia-
ture was built in the form of a perfect
model of a colonial cottage, and was
made from 'timber grown on the pro-#
perty of the Father of His Country,,
j the caretakers of the Mount VernonI
estate of George Washington having
donated a chestnut tree for this pur-
i i
The Varsity quartette. for the past
1year was composed of George J. Gould,
1'25L, bass; Lucien),ane, '25, baritone;
! Ernest W. Brownbridge, '25, tenor;
lOscar H. Jekel, '24.

van method, as by the latter method
no personal contact and discussion is
posible, and this is thought essential
to the full enjoyment of the guests
while there.
More than 85% of the corn produc-
tion of the United States is given over
to livestock, according to recent sta-
tistic's published by the United States
Bureau of Agriculture. Lesst than
10% of the total production is used by
the human race as food, although this
figure is increasing yearly with the
increased appreciation of corn as a
healthy and valuable tissue building
"Jimmie the adtaker" sells anything

Tale advantage of this splendid opportunity
to own a little orchard
Do,n't . Wai 4t


If you buy now, and plant now, next year at this time your
trees will be in Bloom.



_ . ..

2 Appl'e Tees
2 Plum Trees
2 Cherry Trees


2 Pear Trees
6 Grape Vines
6 Currant Bushes

t t

9 RoQm9,$11,50000
Located in the beautiful south-east section of the city on a lot 66x132 with plenty of shade and
shrubbery. Large warm garage.
Large reception hall, living room, dining room, kitchen, den or music room, and one fine bed
room with closet on-first floor.

ut Washtenaw way values are increasing every year.

Large front suite, 'two large single rooms, and bath on second floor.
Third floor can be used for dorm, or would make two good rooms.



The basement is large and light, has excellent steam heating plant, electric waterlift, auto-
,matic gas heater, -and laundry conveniences.
This place is large enough to afford some in come, as it is convenient to the campus, or it is
an ideal place for a family with children, as there is plenty of space for play and it is conveniently
near the -new Burns Park school. It is a better house than those priced much higher.

Our sel
c sell for
large im
cinder .
tween t
- Dr
S512 Fir
wi~ 111111

nproved lots sell for $25.00 down and $5.00 per month.
Lots average around $300
ectric lights, shade and fruit trees, graveled streets and

ling plan comes within reach of all.

Our little

10 per cnt down and 1-'per cent per month.

walks, well drained and good water at 22 feet.
he car line on Packard and the paved Washt



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give out and ask out salesmien more about Darlington.

Gorton Real EstateAgency
PH. 2438. EVENINGS 661-W, 617 OR 1686-R


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st Nat'l Bank Bldg.

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Are you living wholly, in the present, and satisfied with a bunch
of RENT RECEIPTS, or are you planning for the future?
The person who lacks the proper vision or is afraid of a venture
will probably ,be paying rent in the years to come and will lack the

wherewith to carry out the schemes which lie nearest to his heart or are
conducive to the happiness and pleasure of himself and his family; The
Needful to educate that Boy or Girl; or to cope with the dire necessities
of life when his p oducing days are over; in other words, when the rainy
day comes.

A little properly invested now and then in Real Estate:near your
Own Home Town in the trend of its greatest growth will do this.and
even more.
An 'example: One lot costing $650.00 has grown in value until
the price now asked is more than five times, and all in about fouk' years.

OWN YOUR OWN HOME is a universally accepted slogan these days;
W VIEW BAN HOM is one fast growing in P


The great financial expert has predicted that the coming decade will
witness a great exodus from the city to Suburban places; it has already begun
and will 'increase with great rapidity. He has also said Clients should keep
their:eyes open for bargains in their own local communities."

1 .

Said, "Every person who invests in well'selected Real Estate in a grow-
ing section of a prosperous community, adopts the surest and safest method
of becoming independent, for Real Estate is the basis of all wealth."

Said, "Real Estate is the best investment for small savings; 'more money "is made from the rise in Real Estate values, than from all other causes
Any practical business man knows this to be true.

Lies just to the southeast of Ann Arbor in the path of its greatest
growth and most rapid rise in values. The highest point-900 feet above
sea level--and will of necessity be in the center of all future development
in that section.

A BEAUTIFUL VIEW POINT. From it Ann Arbor, Ypsi-
lanti, and miles of beautiful country lie within the easy range of vision.
Quarter Acre lots-

TUNITIES offered around Ann Arbor, anywhere, at the prices asked;
a sure profit; let us tell you why.
Sold on the easy payment plan; and assistance in financing your
building if necessary. on'tebe deceived; 'see KIMEBRLY HILLS.


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