What Factors Influence Real Estate Taxes?

Answer For many states and localities, property taxes are one of their largest and most reliable sources of income. Typically levied on an "ad valorem" basis, meaning that they are set as a function of a ... Read More »

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What is a 421a real estate taxes?

Apparently, 421-a is a tax abatement programme in New York State that is available to developers who develop multi-family housing. You can read more by reading the law, below.

What States Have Low Real Estate Taxes?

In most states, the property tax rate is set by cities, towns and counties. The tax rate may vary depending on the size of the house, the size of the land and the amenities of the home. For many pe... Read More »

What does"certificate of redemption"mean in real estate taxes?

"Redemption" is a real estate term that means payment of taxes that had been overdue and were sold to a third party. A certificate of redemption is a receipt which serves as proof that any overdue ... Read More »

How much is real estate taxes?

Real estate taxes are charged by states, counties and cities and vary from place to place. The average total real estate tax as of October 2009 is 3.4 percent of the property value. For example, ... Read More »