You may also file for a tax adjustment since values have gone down substantially, therefore, assessments should be lower.
There are several ways to receive property tax exemptions/discounts:
1. Primary residence exemption/discount: available to all homeowners for primary residences in New York State
2. Veteran's exemption/discount: available to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces
3. Senior Citizen excemption/discount: available to qualified Senior Citizens
4. Religious Clergy: available to qualified members of the clergy.
P.S.: When I prequalify my clients for mortgage financing, I explain ALL of this and more about the HomeBuying experience. If you want to be prequalified for a Nassau County home purchase by a 22 year veteran mortgage professional and Local Mortgage Banker, give me a call. Prequalification is free and extremely thorough and you'll walk out of our meeting extremely well educated about the best way to buy a home in Nassau County.