am i paying to much in real estates taxes?

Asked by Linda, Murfreesboro, TN Sat Feb 11, 2012

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Mark Minorcz…, Agent, Chicago, IL
Fri Feb 24, 2012
Linda,

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.




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Anthony Cava…, Agent, Joliet, IL
Sat Feb 11, 2012
Yes, everybody who owns real estate in Illinois is paying to much in property taxes and taxes in general. Yet for some reason we keep electing these guys. Elections have consequences. Keep that in mind when you're voting; don't fall into the class warfare trap.
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Lyn Sims, Agent, Schaumburg, IL
Sat Feb 11, 2012
I say YES! There is a tax assessment seminar where you can protest your taxes on 2/13/12 at Schaumburg High School. I'm afraid that everyone is in the same boat!
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Sharon Hardi…, , Schaumburg, IL
Sat Feb 11, 2012
Hi Linda,
Real estate taxes can vary from property to property depending on a multitude of factors. Your Realtor should be able to show you the real estate taxes paid by area homeowners on similar properties as yours.

Hope this helps!
sharonharding@remax.net
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Bob Brandt, Agent, Schaumburg, IL
Sat Feb 11, 2012
It is a good idea to go to the Schaumburg Township tax assessor and ask them to assist you in filing an appeal to lower your assessment. It is free and quick. They are very nice and helpful. I just got my own lowered again this way.
the Phone is 847-884-0030.
Web Reference:  http://www.realtybob.com
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