The Only Surefire Way for Lowering your Property Tax: Make the correct adjustments to your comparables, show the right proof and win your case. The facts haven’t changed … property tax assessments are often hastily arrived at and can contain glaring errors. From a real estate appraisers standpoint, I show you how to get usable facts, boil down the essential adjustments to determine if you have a case, how to make the correct adjustments to your comparables and then how to use that evidence to win an appeal.
The National Taxpayers Union writes that as many as 60% of all homeowners are over-assessed and not in line with their home value. ("How To Fight Property Taxes" 2004 p.1