How are houses appraised for taxes?

Answer In many cities and towns, a local government official, called an assessor, will calculate the value of all taxable property, including buildings and lands, to determine the tax bill for each proper... Read More »

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How to Buy Foreclosure Taxes on Houses?

When a home is foreclosed upon because of lack of payment on taxes, the home is typically sold by the county that is owed the taxes in order for the county to recoup the tax money due. An investor ... Read More »

When are houses assessed for taxes?

Property assessment cycles vary, depending on the location of the property. Physical assessment involves an on-site inspection of the property. While a county assessor may not conduct a physical as... Read More »

Why are older houses generally creepier than newer houses?

Good question.Here are my theories as to why older houses are scarier than newer houses:1) Considering that the house is older, the flooring isn't as stable, so it creaks when you walk. At night, w... Read More »

How to Find Repo Houses or Buy Tax-Money Houses?

Repossessed, post-foreclosure houses are often sold by the bank that has repossessed them. If the house has been financed with a Federal Housing Authority loan, it will be sold by the department of... Read More »