san bernardino county

San Bernardino County Home Reductions

San Bernardino County Home Reductions

One of our clients purchased a handful of foreclosed homes in San Bernardino County. The County Assessor's office is charged with ascribing a value to the property upon change of ownership, that is indicative of fair market value at that time. When dealing with foreclosures, we see that many times the Assessor's office places a higher value than the purchase price and taxes the owner based on that higher value. This is due to the County believing...

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San Bernardino County Retail Strip

San Bernardino County Retail Strip

This property is a retail strip center in the Running Springs area of San Bernardino County. For 2009 the property was assessed at almost $800,000 for property tax purposes. Having an office in this strip and experience with business in this area of the County, CAPTA is intimately familiar with how location and tourism affects the value of property in this area. With this knowledge we were able...

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San Bernardino Warehouse Reduction

San Bernardino Warehouse Reduction

Today we were able to work out a reduction in the assessed value on a newer industrial warehouse property in the Chino area of San Bernardino County. The property was purchased new by our client in 2006. The assessment had not been lowered prior to CAPTA's involvement. We were actually brought on to this appeal by our client in May...

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San Bernardino County Vacant Commercial

San Bernardino County Vacant Commercial

We had two pieces of vacant commercial land in San Bernardino County that were coming up for appeal. The first was a piece just off the I-10 freeway in San Bernardino. The property enjoys great freeway frontage and accessibility. However, we are all aware that this benefit is only a benefit if someone will buy it or build on it and neither is happening these days, let alone in 2009, the valuation date of this appeal. This 10 Acre parcel was...

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Foreclosure Purchases Reduced

Foreclosure Purchases Reduced

San Bernardino County - one of our clients has been purchasing single family residences at auction. As he purchased the properties, the County would issue supplemental tax bills assessing his properties not at his purchase price, but at a price they determine to be fair market value. It must be noted that when you purchase a property in California, the Assessor is tasked with determining...

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