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  1. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I have Recently Buyed a new Farm House and Taxes on that is too high according to the actual price of that property, so to get reduction on my property tax. Do I need a Property tax lawyer? Please Help…..
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Okay... before anyone whips out the wet noodles, let me finish :ack: I currently have a condo I don't want to live in, that needs some work (new carpets, shower surround, paint, etc). The complex hasn't been selling (a year at least). After talking to a neighbor who took a HELOC out on their...
  3. Pacific Northwest Pals
    My brother is looking at buying some property in here in Portland and the tax seems disporportionately high. Is there anyway to "reset" or have the tax re-evaluated. I wasn't living here when the new law went through so I am confused and not sure where to start. Fyi... the property is...
  4. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    I'm thinking about buying property to rent out - what do I need to think about, read, know? I've looked at tax implications, but don't know where to look to find out about whatever else I would need to know (or don't know what else I need to know and therefore can not search for it). I...
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Last year or tax value went up 33K. I thought it honestly was close to the fair value as we had gotten away without a change in years. The state I live in didn't think our townships tax accessor was taxing our township values fairly so every home in our township redone this summer. This is the...
  6. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hello! Dh and I have have recently begun our journey to paying off our CC debt which should be paid by the end of next year. We are looking at doing a 5 year plan to give us an idea of where we want our money to go. We purchased our townhouse 18months ago for 292k which was a great price for...
  7. Frugal Living
    Last night on the news, my state treasurer's office was doing a big push to get unclaimed property to their rightful owner's. Dh checked and he had a check from an old employer in 1998. The check was for $67.60 and he was really excited. Sadly, I didn't have anything. So, I checked a...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Oh I knew they was going to show up in the mailbox soon. Car-147.99 Truck-221.30 House-1302.81 Glad I don't own a boat! Ugh, I love this time of year. :skept: Just a little rant. :nrant:
  9. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hi, to all out there. I have a question about my property taxes. I own a modest home in California. I need some guidelines about prop 13 and or prop 8. How do I calculate the amount of tax especially when the property value is fluctuating?
  10. Utilities
    So I moved out of the house we rented on Feb 20th or so. The landlords moved in on the first of this month. They still have not switched over the water from my name to theirs. I've called them and left a message asking them to do it. They haven't. We also still have not heard about our security...
  11. Utilities
    FDH and I are moving house again! :mdance: Bit of background - the current place we live in is a tiny rented property. Tiny as in - it consists of two rooms, total sq footage, maybe 260 at most. All our bills are included in the cost of the rent, water, electricity, gas, council tax, the lot...
  12. General Chat
    We were offered a house in housing just before the new year. They're awesome houses. It had occurred to me to say no because we'd have to get it before our lease expired... after thinking on it though I decided to accept the house even though we'd have to pay rent out of pocket for a short...
  13. Health and beauty
    I am not amused. The housing market went up pretty sharply shortly after we purchased our home in 2005. We got it for $131,500 and the mortgage is for $120, 700 because we put a lot on it for a downpayment (10%). About six months after that, the housing market shot up significantly and our...
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I'm almost afraid to look at my tax bill come January. There's been talk of a 25% over three years raise across the board, which they were tweaking the last time I knew. Calgary's 2009 operating budget is sitting at 7.9 billion dollars at the moment for the next three years. Their capital budget...
  15. General Chat
    I'm not sure where to post this, but just looking for some advice... our neighbors have hit our porch with their car multiple times. Unfortunately we are unable to "catch them in the act". It is obvious that they are hitting our porch due to the damage on the side next to their driveway. They...
  16. News you can use
    Lower your property taxes The real estate downturn has probably impacted your own homes' value. But it's unlikely your taxes have gone down. Here are top tips on what you can do to lower your property taxes.
  17. News you can use
    Negotiating property in bankruptcy Woman will sleep better if she consults lawyers on the balance due on a mattress, says the Bankruptcy Adviser.
  18. Frugal Living
    We just received our property assessment. Taxes went up approx $300. Not bad, not good. But I'm laughing. Property assessed at 229500 last year. This year.................381500 !!!! I guess we could do a re-assessment, but the house is now completely finished so it would be valued
  19. News you can use
    Property taxes trip up naive homeowners Property taxes can add up to a hefty amount for homebuyers. It pays to know how they are calculated, and what to do to prepare for them.
  20. News you can use
    Challenging a local property assessment Local assessors won't automatically adjust property value on the tax rolls, but, armed with the right information, homeowners can present a case, says the Real Estate Adviser.
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