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San Bernardino Retail Property Tax Reduction

San Bernardino Retail Property Tax Reduction

We were contacted by a property owner in San Bernardino County who had filed a 2010 application for changed assessment on a vacant retail building. We received our agreements back on April 30th, to handle her 2010 appeal which was scheduled for May 16th. The building was occupied by a national video rental chain...

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Los Angeles House Reductions

Los Angeles House Reductions

As stated in the prior post, we had a huge day in Los Angeles for a number of clients. Due to our filed application for changed assessment, we had hearing officer appointments for an entire day in Los Angeles County and below is what we were able to do for our clients with Single Family Residences: From $778,594 to $750,000 - Property Tax Savings of $300 From $650,200 to $617,000 - Property Tax Refund due of $350 From $814,066 to $700,000 - Property Tax Reduction of $1,200 From $650,000 to $500,000 - Property Tax Refund due of $1,600...

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Los Angeles County Property Tax Reductions

Los Angeles County Property Tax Reductions

We had a big day late last month in Los Angeles County resulting in many reduction for our clients. Below is list of the property tax reductions were able to achieve through our hearing office appointments resulting from our filed applications for changed assessment: Office Building: From $1,448,000 to $1,000,000 - Savings of over $4,500! Retail: From $2,420,000 to $1,700,000 - Refunds to our client of over $7,200!......

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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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Los Angeles County Apartments

Los Angeles County Apartments

The subject property at this appeals hearing in Los Angeles County is a 20 unit apartment building in the Glendale area. The property was assessed at $3,100,000 for 2010 and the assessor’s office had a recommendation to lower the property to $3,000,000. We were successful in further reducing the property another $200,000 to $2,800,000 saving the property owner over $3,000 instead of only...

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