June, 2011

Orange County Office Condos

Orange County Office Condos

We were also to prove reductions on a couple office condominiums in Orange County today. These are located in the Irvine area and for 2010 were assessed at $921,000 and $775,000. We had already secured reductions for 2010 through our Proposition 8 Request for Review to $555,000 and $440,000 respectively. A typical property tax agent would have been ecstatic about these reductions and likely would have...

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Orange County Retail

Orange County Retail

Due to our pending application for changed assessment we were able to work out a reduction on a retail property in the Fullerton area of Orange County today. The County appraiser had offered a small reduction on the 2010 assessment of just over $850,000 but we didn't feel it was adequate. After declining their offer and...

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Tehama County Hotel Reduction

Tehama County Hotel Reduction

Today we were able to work out a reduction on a hotel in Tehama County. The Hotel had an enrolled value of $1,571,000 for the 2010 year and we were able to prove to the County that the value should be decreased by $365,500 resulting in refunds to our client of almost $4,000 for one year!

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Los Angeles County Home Reductions

Los Angeles County Home Reductions

Today we had a long day in Los Angeles County. We took down a number of cases, from single family homes to indoor golf ranges to gas stations. What follows is a list of reductions just on the single family residences we took down. These were all hearing officer appointments from our filed application for changed assessment in the 2010 year. These home reductions resulted in a total of over...

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Alameda Vacant Residential Land

Alameda Vacant Residential Land

Today we were able to prove a reduction in a 23 acre residential land case in Alameda County. The property was assessed at over $1,296,000 for 2010. The assessor’s office offered us a reduction to $1,136,000 in response to our Proposition 8 Request for Review, stating that the property could be used as a 1 acre homesite with another 22 acres behind it. After explaining that the zoning would...

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