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Property tax assessment
« on: August 24, 2015, 05:58:57 PM »
Any advice on getting property tax lowered?
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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2015, 06:01:43 PM »
Any advice on getting property tax lowered?
TIA
That is pretty General.

State and county you are in would be helpful.
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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2015, 06:04:07 PM »
That is pretty General.

State and county you are in would be helpful.

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Appeal it to your local agency with comps proving that it's over-assessed?

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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2015, 06:45:08 PM »
Is this something i can do myself?
I know there are people who do this for a living..
Is the property assessment (done when we bought the house recently) worth something?
I'm in Monsey...

So far i found this link...

http://www.ramapo.org/page/property-owners-toolkit-70.html

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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2015, 07:01:05 PM »
Is this something i can do myself?
I know there are people who do this for a living..
Is the property assessment (done when we bought the house recently) worth something?
I'm in Monsey...

So far i found this link...

http://www.ramapo.org/page/property-owners-toolkit-70.html
Do you mean the appraisal?
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Re: Property tax assessment
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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2015, 05:54:41 PM »
yes
If your appraised value (especially when its the one used for your purchase) is less than the assessed value being used to calculate your property taxes, you can often use that to appeal your taxes with the county.

Just know beforehand how much you stand to gain and if the process will be worth it.
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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2015, 06:08:30 PM »
Just know beforehand how much you stand to gain and if the process will be worth it.
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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2015, 06:29:20 PM »
If your appraised value (especially when its the one used for your purchase) is less than the assessed value being used to calculate your property taxes, you can often use that to appeal your taxes with the county.

Just know beforehand how much you stand to gain and if the process will be worth it.
How do you find out the assessed value

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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2015, 07:01:09 PM »
It should come in the mail yearly. Or most municipalities/ counties you can look it up online.
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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2015, 05:22:06 PM »
It should come in the mail yearly. Or most municipalities/ counties you can look it up online.
Just got mine...

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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2015, 05:56:39 PM »
Got mine in february. Taxes went up almost 2k!

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Re: Property tax assessment
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2015, 11:07:55 AM »
Is this something i can do myself?
I know there are people who do this for a living..
Is the property assessment (done when we bought the house recently) worth something?
I'm in Monsey...

So far i found this link...

http://www.ramapo.org/page/property-owners-toolkit-70.html

In Ramapo there is a easy one page form you can fill out to try to lower your assessment. Basically you need to  find 3 houses in the same style as your house (high ranch, colonial etc) in the same scchool district that has more square footage and acreage but is assessed/sold at a lower price then your property. You can pick up the form at the town office on 59 across from shoprite, when I did it I could not find it online. I am pretty sure the filing deadline is march 15th.