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High Property Taxes, Prices & Emotions Could Send More Long Islanders Packing

The news headlines are still being dominated by tax news. With all the pressure and disappointment, is moving out of state the best move on the menu? Or are there ways to minimize the pressure and stay on Long Island … Continue Reading >>

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Stock Market Dive Amplifies Property Tax Burden For Long Islanders

Following the cryptocurrency crash in early 2018, the stock market has followed suit. A substantial dive in investment values and income for Long Islanders is only compounding the pain of high local property taxes, and the impact of the new … Continue Reading >>

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3 New Property Tax Burdens for New Yorkers [Plus Some Relief]

Think your New York property taxes are high enough already? Even bigger property tax issues and bills could be ahead. Here’s what to know, and where you can get some relief… The New Subway Tax If you live in New … Continue Reading >>

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How Much Will New Tax Plan Hurt Long Island Charities?

A new report from Newsday Long Island suggests that the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could slash charitable contribution this year. How is that? What can you do about it? Some analysts, nonprofit heads, and CPAs pose that the … Continue Reading >>

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5 Strategies For Paying Less In Taxes For 2018

The race to limit tax liability for 2018 is on. The money moves that we make now will determine how much we owe in taxes for both 2017 and 2018. This has never been more important for New Yorkers, who … Continue Reading >>

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How Important Are Property Taxes To You?

Do you care how high your property taxes are? Are property tax rates really that important? Or are constant hikes, and constant incorrect billing a result of home buyers and owners not caring enough? Each year almost half of all … Continue Reading >>

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Property Taxes: Charity or Rent?

Are annual property taxes really a form of charity, or just never ending ground rent for homeowners? The new tax law has some states and local authorities across the nation scrambling for ways to reclassify property taxes and other costs … Continue Reading >>

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6 Expenses You Must Know Before Buying A Home On Long Island

Buying a home can be one of the best moves of a lifetime. It can even be cheaper than renting in some cases. Yet, there can be a lot more to owning a home than many first time buyers realize. … Continue Reading >>

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Top Year End Tax Saving Tips For Real Estate Investors

What smart tax saving moves should real estate investors be making before the end of the year? Time is running out to clock up tax deductions, breaks, and write-offs. It’s vital to remember that it is not how much you … Continue Reading >>

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6 Ways To Optimize Your Housing Costs For 2018

New Yorkers are famous for their real estate. We have some of the most in-demand and best loved properties in the world, but that doesn’t mean we should be overpaying for it. Here are six ways to optimize your housing … Continue Reading >>

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