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Slight Decline in Westchester Tax Certiorari Filings Following Years of Steady Increases

Posted in Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends, Tax Appeals, Valuation

The number of tax certiorari proceedings filed in 2012 in Westchester County (9th Judicial District) dipped below the level of the previous year, and reversed the steady annual increase that had been occurring since at least 2006. Figures for 2013 are not yet available. Certiorari filings went from 3,288 in 2006 to 4,268 in 2011,… Continue Reading

Westchester Property Taxes High, But Credit is Better Than Other Suburban Counties

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Westchester County property owners may place astronomically high property taxes on their short-list of complaints, but they also have property taxes to thank for the County’s triple-A credit rating according to one source.   In comparison to neighboring, wealthy suburban counties such as Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk, all of which depend on Wall Street to fuel… Continue Reading

Property Taxes Drive Homebuyers North of New York City

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Smaller tax bills for larger homes are drawing young families well north of the traditional New York City suburbs, and extending commute times for many. Places like Dutchess County are booming with new construction, even amid the faltering economy, often offered at nearly half the acquisition and tax cost of comparable homes in Westchester County…. Continue Reading