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Ibrahimadial…, Home Buyer in Southfield, MI

how southfield property taxes compare to other cities in Michigan?

Asked by Ibrahimadiallo, Southfield, MI Mon Jan 9, 2012

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Southfield's millage rate is generally higher than surrounding communities (except Detroit). So, a house with the same Taxable value (most likely the same as SEV- State Equalized Value) will have higher property taxes in Southfield. Would estimate 10-25% higher than most other communities.

Sincerely,

Mike Warren
Keller Williams Realty
734-634-5868
email: mikewarren@kw.com
1 vote Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 11, 2012
Southfield is over priced when one considers the demographic shift and the uprising ghetto element.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Apr 12, 2014
okay I'm confused I just read in the Southfield Sun newspaper july 4th edition that property owners of the city of southfield with a market value on a $100,000 and taxable value of $50,000 will pay an estimated $1,220 in property taxes in the upcoming year or an average of 3 dollars a day??
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jul 6, 2013
Our tax drate per $1,000 of value is higher than other communities, but services are high with excellent schools, police and fire response under 5 minutes. also they have done a great job of bringing assessment down so they are in line with current market values. You will find a lot of house for your money compared to other communities.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jul 1, 2012
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