Michael Letcher on 10/29/2010
The large drop in Alameda County home values is contributing to record declines in Bay Area property taxes and is putting significant pressure on government budgets.
Michael Letcher on 10/25/2010
If you pay Sacramento County Property Taxes you’re probably no different than the millions of Americans who pay taxes to the more than 3,000 counties across the United States.
By Kristen Stewart on 07/29/2010
By now we’ve all seen the damage resulting from the April 20th oil well explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. From wildlife covered in muck to tar balls littering beaches, the physical destruction has been widespread and wretched. Dig a...
Kristen Stewart on 07/28/2010
We all know about Jersey, right? Table flipping Housewives? Abs-flaunting Shore goers? It’s enough to scare anyone away from the state...and that’s before they even look at the property taxes.
Admin on 05/06/2010
Over the last year, homeowners have become frustrated as their property tax rates still reflect property values before the housing market bust. Counties across the nation are seeing property tax appeal cases skyrocket.
ValueAppeal on 04/22/2010
Housing markets across the county are finally showing stabilization. This revelation comes with a sigh of relief on the heels of what has been a rough few years, to put it lightly.
ValueAppeal on 04/16/2010
When it comes to property taxes, the laws are written on a county by county basis. This means, the considerations for assessing your property, and the rules and time lines for appealing your property’s value are going to be a little...
ValueAppeal on 03/31/2010
In most counties only home sales that were “arm’s length transactions” can be used as evidence during a property tax appeal. So what the heck is that?
Charlie Walsh on 09/21/2009
Don’t base your property tax appeal only on how much your house cost to build. Properties are rarely assessed at what they cost to build. The assessor will assume you may have paid too much or too little, and construction costs vary...
Charlie Walsh on 09/11/2009
When parking spaces are assessed separately from the rest of your property the total bill is a lot higher than it first appears.