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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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Top Property Tax Stories of the Year

It’s what the public doesn’t know about property taxes which really hurts them… Property taxes are a serious issue that directly impact housing options, education, public services and quality of life. Yet, they can be a seriously quirky factor in … Continue Reading >>

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7 Unexpected Costs of Owning a Home, and How to Lower Them

Owning a home involves more than just monthly mortgage payments. So what are some of the other hidden costs involved? How do you keep them down? 1. Property Taxes Property taxes are often overlooked by first time homebuyers. According to … Continue Reading >>

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Long Island Real Estate: Move Vs. Improve

With spring just around the corner may Long Islanders are wondering whether they should up and move, or simply re-design their current property. How do these options really compare? What might the tax penalties be? What’s the best move for … Continue Reading >>

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Overcoming The #1 Challenge to Your New Year Resolutions

Have new resolutions and goals for 2016? How do you overcome your biggest challenge, and achieve them? No matter what your New Year’s resolutions for 2016, there is likely one common obstacle virtually everyone faces. Whether it is eating better, … Continue Reading >>

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Half of New York Homes Now Losing Value

LI homeowners could find property tax relief as new data shows half of NY homes losing value. It now appears that some pessimists could have been right. The end to the new real estate bubble may already be here according … Continue Reading >>

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What To Do When Back Property Taxes Threaten To Take Your Long Island Home

What can, and should Long Island homeowners do when back property taxes threaten to put suck their homes into foreclosure? Unfortunately, while that national media reports that the housing market is improving late property taxes continue to sweep homes from … Continue Reading >>

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Tax Free NY is Here For Some, Higher Property Taxes For Others

Cuomo’s tax free plan for New York officially went live last week slashing the number of properties having to contribute to the pot, which while welcome news for many piles the financial burden onto other Long Island property owners. Finding … Continue Reading >>

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Are Long Island Residents Being Targeted By Tax Authorities?

Are individual property owners on Long Island being targeted and charged more taxes than their neighbors? A chain of big government scandals has rocked the news over the last couple of months. From unwarranted phone tapping to widespread data surveillance, … Continue Reading >>

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What the Huge Spike in LI Property Tax Grievances Means for You

Nassau and Suffolk County officials expect a major uptick in property tax grievances this year. Those not prepared could find themselves hit with huge bills and failing to pay can bring some pretty ugly consequences. Over 2,500 residential properties on … Continue Reading >>

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