Call the Willingboro Tax assessor at (609) 877-2200 option 4, option 7. You will need three comparables to show the value of your house. Which park do you live in? I'm a realtor who lives and works in Willingboro. I'm very familiar with Willingboro homes and can help you with a CMA. Call me at (609) 284-3825 or e-mail me at email@example.com.
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If you have just been re assessed you will have an opportunity to to appeal their decision now. Set up an appointment with the assessing company or assessor. If the assessment was last year then your appeal process is now. Do not wait.
The assessment figure is based upon the market value of your home. Each town uses that number differently with an adjustment or without an adjustment. It really depends how they are figuring their tax base. I can;t tell you Willingboro's but you can call the tax assessor ask the rate and what the multiplier is if there is one. If the assessment is based upon 100 % market value then the assessment is their determination what the market value is.
April 30 is the last day to file your appeal.
Get 3-4 comps sold comparables... also get together some actives do not use foreclosures unless foreclosures represent 50% of your areas sales. Do use family transactions use fair value transactions. There is a list of non usable deed transactions on the state's tax revenue site.
Talk with assessor without any flaring emotions. They are doing their job and you will have to provide some proof why your home is valued less than what they are saying. After your talk if you get no where, which I suspect you won't, file your appeal. They will have a packet there for you. If you need comps call me... I have access to them for you.
If you have problems with the appeal process, because it can be confusing but it is not hard, you can purchase a program that helps you with the process every step of the way. You can go here http://goo.gl/aZ6wB read a little and go to the site where the program is. There many out there but it is the best Ive seen. $39.00 Video Walk Through on how to proceed + Presentation Format + Forms + How To Step-By-Step + Lifetime Updates. It's been around a long time. I spoke with author a few times and I have used the same format for my appeals and have won all except one. That was because of the conspiracy they create when you go to the tax appeal itself. But I ended up winning in tax court with the very help of this program.
You also have other options, so while you are looking into appealing you can look to your alternative options.
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First you need to determine if your home is being taxed unfairly compared to other similar homes. If it is (which is unlikely), than you can proceed with a tax appeal. Contact your local assessor and follow the procedure to the letter, especially with respect to deadlines and required paperwork. If it is not (which is likely), then you are out of luck.
A tax increase that is caused by a general township-wide reassessment is not something you can fight as an individual. It is a political problem. Your option in the short term is simply to pay or leave your home. Your option in the long term is to vote for smaller, more responsible government.
A tax increase caused by a specific assessment on your property is something you can fight. But only if the tax on your home is excessive compared to other similar homes. This is fairly rare, but worth researching just in case.
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The assessed value generally has little to do with the "market value". The important question is, can you sell it for market value?
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There is a way to get your taxes lowered and that is with a tax appeal. It is the time of year to apply. A tax appeal attorney can be a big help.
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I have helped sellers appeal their real estate taxes many times. I would be happy to assist you with this process. I had a recent case where the Twp assessor agreed to reduce the taxes over the phone just by sharing the current list price of the home and a projected sales price.
Ultimately, it depends on the Twp you are dealing with and their requirements.Please feel free to call me and I will walk you through the process. I can provide the comparable sales that will be required.
Yes, you can contest the taxes you are paying within the time Willingboro allows. Call them to find out that part.
Then, have a Realtor to show you comparable homes in your area so you get an idea of what those taxes are. Then do your paperwork with the Township.
I think you have to try to fight your taxes and see what happens.
Having appealled my own taxes, twice-- I hear you loud & clear, we were't looking to move just be in a decent tax assessment bracket, I didnt feel that they had assessed us properly so my first step was to talk with a lawyer that does this specifically! You should have one in your area. They can get you started & represent you as well & it is not as difficult or as expensive as you'd think, (I thought the same thing). You can do it yourself but the first time at least speak to the professionals so that you know the proper procedures & filing fees. Then you or your lawyer will get comparables of the properties that are as similar to your as possible the closer the better that have SOLD in the past 1-2 yrs, your area may have different guidelines which is why you need to talk to a lawyer first, they do a report & will let you know if indeed your property was assessed to high OR NOT, then you go to either mediation to work out a deal or right to court to remedy this with the court advisers/judge,etc. This will take some time, but I suggest you get this done if it is going to help you sell at a better amount, A Buyer would most definetly consider the taxes when buying so your being smart about it! Good Luck, Helen Cocuzza Realtor Associate Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Mary Holder. (732)232-1614 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org