I have done my own appeals for several years. In some years I was successful, others not so much. Then through some acquaintances, I met an attorney that specializes in tax reduction. She was able to lower my taxes consistently. My advise, seek out an attorney that ONLY works on tax reductions ,see what the fees are and decide if that is something you might consider.
Mark Minorczyk BPOR, SFR
buying â– selling â– leasing â– relocating â– investing â– I can help!!!
Oh! by the way, if you know of anyone looking to 'Lease, Buy, Sell or Invest', interest rates are still extremely low and there are many great deals on real estate properties!... more
AA, from your description, it leads me to wonder whether you/your wife would qualify for mortgage financing just using her income. While it is not clear from your post to whether you plan to sell your townhome before closing on your new home, this is another area to investigate with the right mortgage professional.
Mortgage brokers/lenders are all operating with the same lending underwriting guidelines since most residential mortgages are closed and funded to sell to the secondary market. There is more scrutiny now than before so be prepared to share and disclose all income documentation, personal and business tax returns.
My advice to you is to start a process working with the right mortgage professional who can quickly determine solution(s) to help you. If you require a personal consultation, you are welcome to contact me.... more
There are some many different sizes, styles, age, values, features, prices and other factors like zip codes that come into play for all the different 4 bedroom homes. It pays to make some extra calls, as Brandon said. I love my agent. He calls me when I can lower my rate on something. His number is 847-882-5500, right here in Schaumburg. My 3 bedroom home is $400 a year.... more