Real Estate Roundup 2/7/2016

7 Smart Ways To Lower Your Tax Bill
Rob Russell, forbes.com

Here are 7 top ideas to keep more in your pocket and give less to the government:

What Kind of Negotiator are You
Michael Wheeler, hbr.org

Master negotiators are agile. Whether they’re lobbying for team resources, forging a complex M&A deal, or seeking a salary increase for themselves, they tailor their styles to their goals and situations.

3 projects, 552 apartments get green light for tax breaks
Jim Harger, mlive.com

Three apartment developments that will bring 552 apartments to the edges of downtown were given the green light on Thursday, Feb. 4 to pursue the tax breaks they will need to get off the ground.