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Reverse property assessment appeals: Commercial properties owners have a friend in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court

In a landmark case titled  Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, LP, et al. v. Upper Merion Area School District & Keystone Realty Advisors, LLC, No. 49 MAP 2016, issued July 5, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (the “Court”) constitutionally curbed the rights of taxing jurisdictions to file selective appeals often called reverse tax appeals under … Continue Reading

(US) It’s that Time of the Year ; Pennsylvania Real Property Assessments are on the Horizon

It’s that time of year again, as Pennsylvania real property tax assessments will soon be upon us. It is important that property owners do not take an assessment or reassessment at face value. Please contact us if you would like assistance in evaluating your property for a possible 2016 appeal. The annual appeal deadlines for … Continue Reading

(US) Property Reassessments are coming to some Pennsylvania Counties

Multiple counties throughout Pennsylvania are conducting county-wide real property tax reassessment projects in 2015, including Washington, Indiana, Lancaster and Blair counties. Information requests are also being mailed out to property owners. Here are some details for each county. Washington County  The county-wide reassessment is underway and is expected to conclude by the end of calendar year 2015.  The county … Continue Reading

(US) It’s tax appeal season in Pennsylvania: 2015 Real Property Assessment Appeal Deadlines Are On The Horizon

This post was written by Dusty Elias Kirk and Peter Schnore Pennsylvania real property tax appeal “season” is upon us once again. It’s important that a property owner not take an assessment at face value. For 66 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, the 2015 real property tax appeal deadlines fall between August 1 and the first Monday of … Continue Reading

(US) Property Assessment in Pennsylvania: The Judge behind widespread reassessment speaks out

This post was also written by Peter Schnore. The Honorable R. Stanton Wettick, Jr., Senior Judge of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, spoke at the monthly meeting of the Real Estate Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association held on April 10, 2014. It is not surprising that Judge Wettick’s topic was real … Continue Reading
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