NY Property Tax Reduction Blog

Westchester home sales stayed strong in Q1-2021

Posted on Monday, April 12, 2021 by Granite Admin

Homebuyers are still looking to Westchester County amid the pandemic, with dwindling inventory driving up prices. 

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Orangetown assessments benefit owners

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by Granite Admin

Property taxes depend on the value of real estate. 

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7/2019 Update: Lower Hudson Valley Real Estate Market

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2019 by Granite Admin

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STAR rebates: How New York just made it easier to get a check

Posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by Granite Admin

The state tax department said it will automatically issue STAR checks to homeowners this fall who earn between $250,000 and $500,000 instead of requiring them to register with the state. 

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STAR Check vs Upfront Savings

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Granite Admin

Will homeowners get a check for their STAR rebates rather than receiving an upfront savings directly in their school-tax bills? The drama continues... 

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Optimism & Relief in the Lower Hudson Valley Housing Market

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2019 by Granite Admin

As Spring progresses, optimism and relief is spreading in the Lower Hudson Valley region housing market... 

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Town of Rye Launches Reassessment Project

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2019 by Granite Admin

Rye Brook, Port Chester and Rye Neck Homeowners and Commercial Property Owners will soon be receiving a mailer from the Town of Rye in connection with the Town's recently announced Town wide reassessment (also known as a "reval" or revaluation). This initiative will culminate in new assessments for all properties for the 2020 Town assessment roll, which will affect 2021 property taxes. 

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Town of Rhinebeck to conduct reassessment projects to correct unfair property assessments

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019 by Granite Admin

The town of Rhinebeck has contracted with Tyler Technologies, Inc., CLT Appraisal Services to conduct reassessment projects to correct unfair property assessments. Property owners will be receiving tentative assessment disclosure notices in February 2020 and public meetings will be conducted throughout the project to answer any questions property owners may have. 

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Florida sees more out-of-state buyers from high-tax states

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Granite Admin

The massive tax reform package signed in December 2017 changed things. With a new state and local tax cap of $10,000, high-income homeowners in high-tax states such as New York found themselves facing a notably bigger tax burden than they once did. However, that makes low-tax states, such as Florida, more attractive. 

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White Plains Tax Grievance Day is Coming...

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2018 by Granite Admin

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