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ODD? Property Taxes are 40% – 60%+ OVER-ASSESSED!

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The Little-Known “Property Tax Side-Hustle” That Gets You High Contingency Commissions AND Helps Over-Assessed Homes and Businesses Lower Their Property Taxes Simply send out a mailing to any highly assessed area and see what happens. People who appeal over-assessed property taxes realize great savings (maybe most importantly) that over the years, those tax savings stick […]

Market Valuation Creds

If you get the course, and after finishing this Real Estate Market Valuation and Property Tax Appeal Course, having been trained by real estate valuations experts, you’ll have creds. You’ll have the knowledge to deliver an accurate valuation within accepted market valuation parameters. You’ll have been trained by an expert. In any turf war, with […]

Real Estate Market Valuations and Sales Ratio

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If were over-charged 40% – 60% or more on your property tax, would you be OK with you? Experts have told us that in the United States, 40 -60 percent or even more homeowners ARE over-assessed! Why such large over-assessment errors? An accurate market valuation home appraisal costs $300 to $450. Municipalities lack the funding […]

Under The Radar Side Hustle

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If seeing a lower assessment figure than the market does NOT mean you’re under assessed. One needs to view the sales ratio. For example, if the assessed valuation of a piece of real estate is $200,000 and its market value is $250,000, its assessment ratio is 0.80, or 80%.  Any chance to decrease a property tax […]

Over-Assessed Homes Need To Appeal

Urgent! Uncovering over-assessed property tax appeals can help many a victim. When most business prospects look depressed and down in the dumps, there is one side business to get into that you could count on: appealing commercial businesses property taxes. Appeal is urgent otherwise that property tax does not change! Just like residential properties, if […]

Property Tax Consulting

After you get the property tax appeal course it’s suggested to begin a property tax appeal on your own home, on your rentals (if you have them) or a client’s property as soon after you get the course. This is because the adjustment to comparables will be particular to each case and one learns best […]

Fact Matter and Chatter

Facts speak for themselves. It lets the listener decide. Facts along with well thought out explanations are necessary when presenting one’s case. One needs facts and evidence to educate those in a position to pass judgment. As years pass, home assessment valuations develop gaps between sales prices and assessed values. Municipal tax systems seek to […]

Property Tax Comparable Adjustment Guide

Homeowners and businesses complain about increases in their property taxes. Previous assessments are rolled over and few contest when properties are overvalued.  If a property owner, a business or owner of rental property believes the new assessment does not represent fair market value, they need to appeal. The process of equalizing values of similar properties […]

Unpaid $8.41 property tax bill cost him his house

A recent CBS News Headline: “Unpaid $8.41 property tax bill cost Michigan man his house”.  It went to foreclosure and was auctioned off to a buyer for $24,500 even though the house was purchased originally for $60,000.  This could apply to anyone under Michigan’s 1999 property tax law for similar amounts. The 83 year old […]

AI Property Tax Machine

What about having an AI Property Tax Machine in charge? Benjamin Franklin once said: “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Interestingly, Wake County, North Carolina has embraced artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to reinvent the property valuation process. Properties need to be assessed fairly so owners are paying their […]