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San Bernardino County Hotel Reduction

San Bernardino County Hotel Reduction

Today we achieved a 2010 decline in value property tax reduction on a hotel in Ontario, San Bernardino County. The assessment for the 2010 fiscal year was $3,304,182. After working with some comparable sales and analysis of the income, we were able to reduce the property tax assessed value to $2,750,000, or $50,000 per room. This is a savings to our client of around $5,500 for a single year!

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San Bernardino County $1,500 Property Tax Refund

San Bernardino County $1,500 Property Tax Refund

Today one of our agents was able to secure a $152,000 reduction in the assessment of a single family residence in San Bernardino County. The appeal was for the 2010/2011 tax year, thus the value attributed to the property as of 1/1/2010. The current owners purchased the property in May of 2009, meaning...

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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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A Happy Do-It-Yourself-er!

A Happy Do-It-Yourself-er!

A couple of weeks ago we were contacted by someone who had an appeal (application for changed assessment) filed with San Bernardino County and he wanted us to represent him. The subject property is a single family residence and while CAPTA will represent properties no matter how small, we felt he was best served to represent himself in the appeal. However, he was having a difficult time finding the information he needed so CAPTA was all too happy to provide it for him at no fee. Friday we received an e-mail from this gentleman informing us that he had won his appeal, saving over $700!

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San Bernardino County Industrial

San Bernardino County Industrial

Another win on the day: this one a small warehouse in the Ontario area of San Bernardino County. The owner of this property purchased the property a couple years back and had filed his own base year appeal. The value the County Assessor's office attributed to the property as of the transfer date was $472,000. After having no success himself, ...

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