San Bernardino

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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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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