Post Profile






How your home can cut your tax bill

I've noticed a lot of "for sale" signs, and some "sold" ones, too, in my neighborhood of late. When I was a new homeowner, the annual rash of signs used to freak me out. I thought, "My gosh, we just moved in and all these people are leaving! What's the deal?!" Yes, in every community...
read more

share

Related Posts


Judge Upholds Sale Of Woman’s Home Prompted By Unpaid $6.30 Tax Bill

Lifestyle / Shopping : The Consumerist (11 months ago)

A woman who’s been fighting for home since it was sold in 2011 at auction has suffered a setback after a judge ruled the sale can stand. She failed to pay a $6.30 interest fee on a late tax bill, but has been living in the home sinc...

Home sales provide most owners a major tax break

Business & Finance / Taxes : Don't Mess With Taxes (9 months ago)

Are you seeing the same thing this summer in your neighborhood that I am in mine? I'm talking about "for sale" signs. Even better, most of them have "sold" (or "gone") placards attached to them. The Mortgage Bankers Association's mo...

Chicago Area Real Estate Tax Bills are Up - Property Tax Appeals Process

Business & Finance / Mortgage & Banking : Illinois Mortgage Rates and News (6 years ago)

Cook County tax bills were sent out last week, and for a lot of homeowners the bills were a big surprise - and not in a good way. My phone has been ringing with home owners wondering how their taxes moved up so sharply. Home values ...

The Homebuyer Tax Credit Will Cost Taxpayers Over $100,000 For Every Home Sold

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (5 years ago)

First a quote from a Bloomberg story: U.S. Economy: Pending Sales of Existing Homes Decline “When you take away all the support from the housing market, the underlying demand for housing is a lot weaker than we thought,” said Mark V...

Judge: Widow's Home Can Be Sold Over $6 Tax Bill

Business & Finance : Business from Newser (11 months ago)

A Pennsylvania judge says he feels bad for a widow whose $280,000 home was sold at tax auction over an unpaid $6.30 bill, but he's not going to reverse the decision. Eileen Battisti had sought to reverse the 2011 sale of the home sh...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC