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Housing Affordability & Property Taxes

Both housing affordability and property taxes are hot and pressing topics today. How are they linked? What can you do about these issues? Property Taxes for Funding Housing Initiatives Some taxing authorities, counties, and cities use various property related taxes … Continue Reading >>

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Is Mayor de Blasio Really Working on Affordable Housing?

Some believe Mayor de Blasio is living in a bubble of privilege, when he’s supposed to be working on solving the affordable housing issues in New York. From ordering the clearing of homeless from subway stations to having a subway … Continue Reading >>

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Long Island Leaders Taking On Variety Of Tax Related Projects

While many look at Long Island and think it’s just a tranquil place for the wealthy to play on the weekends and on vacation during the summer, it’s still full of politics and policy that have to be handled. Leaders … Continue Reading >>

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Hamptons Sees Luxury Home Sales Skyrocket

Luxury home sales in the weekend haven for New Yorkers known as the Hamptons are headed up. Many of the local areas, such as Bridgehampton, Southampton and East Hampton all came back strong in the second quarter of 2017 compared … Continue Reading >>

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Property Tax Differences for Single Family vs. Multifamily Properties

Whether you already own a property or you’re considering investing in one, it’s important to know the property taxes you’ll be responsible for. These taxes can vary depending on the type of home, size, value and location of the home. … Continue Reading >>

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Long Island Property Taxes Going Up Due to School Budget

The spending for Long Island schools may go up as much as 2.35% for 2017 – 2018. This increase is more than the current hikes, but still remains within the tax-cap restrictions for the state in most districts. Recent figures … Continue Reading >>

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Which Home Renovations Cause Higher Taxes?

Renovating your home not only adds value, but can also make your home more comfortable or functional. Some projects add more value than others, but with more value you will also end up with a higher property tax bill. Here’s … Continue Reading >>

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What Causes Your Property Taxes to Go Up?

Most people don’t understand property taxes. Considering the tax code is 80,000 pages long, not including the local codes, it’s no surprise that it’s so hard to understand. Yet, failing to get some of the basics can lead to homeowners … Continue Reading >>

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Getting the Most for Your Taxes on Long Island

Long Island, New York provides some of the most amazing homes, schools, libraries and attractions. It’s known for incredible beaches, amazing museums and even many beautiful parks. While these perks make living on Long Island amazing, it can also be … Continue Reading >>

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Do you Understand the Tax Grievance Process?

Filing a property tax grievance can be a confusing thing to do, but it offers great rewards if you get the right help. Here are some of the things to know about the process, and that Property Tax Adjusters, Ltd. … Continue Reading >>

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