Single Family Residence

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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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 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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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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Fresno County Home on 20 Acres

Fresno County Home on 20 Acres

The subject property is about a 2,000sf home with typical amenities. The assessed value for 2010 was set at $800,000. To their credit, the Fresno County Assessor's Office is on top of things, already hearing 2010 appeals, or applications for changed assessment (while we are still waiting on other counties to wrap up 2009). At first glance, there didn't appear to be much of a case on this property, and most of our competition would

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