Tired of Rising Property Taxes?

How many times have you opened your property tax assessment and wondered how the assessors’ office came up with the figure? I am sure that many of us have done this in the past year or so.

We have all heard of declining housing values since the housing bubble burst and yet those declining values have not resulted in lower tax assessments.

Ashlea Ebeling wrote a great article on how homeowners can appeal their tax assessment, in the June 2011 issue of Forbes magazine. She lists several items that homeowners must look into when the next tax assessment arrives in the mail.

The entire article can be read at http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2011/0627/money-guide-11-real-estate-homeowners-taxes-talking-down-house.html