Items Tagged with 'property taxes'


  • This is how real estate taxes can affect your tax refund

    LendingTree details how a metro's tax burden impacts a homeowner's refund
    If you're one of many Americans who hasn't filed their taxes yet, the chances are high that the rapidly approaching April 15th deadline is leaving you a little stressed. If you're worried about real estate-related taxes, LendingTree recently released a study that reveals some ways that homeowners can ease worries about their tax burdens.
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  • Mortgage lender mix-up nearly costs woman her home

    SWBC failed to pay property taxes, borrower informed her home was for sale
    It’s not uncommon for borrowers to roll their property taxes into their mortgage payment, leaving their lender to oversee the annual bill. That’s what Carla Rubeo had set up with SWBC, the mortgage lender for her condo in Antioch, Tennessee. Although now, it’s likely she wished she hadn’t.
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  • Four states sue federal government over GOP property tax law changes

    New York, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey sue over SALT deduction reduction
    Following through on a threat made in January, the states of New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and New Jersey are suing the federal government over the Republican tax reform bill, which President Donald Trump signed into law late last year. At issue is the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s elimination of certain state and local tax deductions, which the states claim are disproportionately harmful to their residents.
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  • ClosingCorp to integrate CoreLogic Property Tax Estimator

    ClosingCorp to enhance its SmartFees service with CoreLogic's tech in Q3
    ClosingCorp, a residential real estate closing cost data and technology company, is integrating CoreLogic’s Property Tax Estimator with its SmartFees service to improve the accuracy of its loan estimates and provide better data to mortgage pros. The integration is slated to complete in the third quarter.
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  • ATTOM names states with highest property tax rates

    Owner-occupied hold higher tax rates than investment properties
    A new report from ATTOM Data Solutions shows property taxes came in at $277.7 billion in 2016, or more than $3,000 per home. And taxes were higher for owner-occupied homes than for investment properties. The report shows which states had the highest property tax rates and which ones saw property taxes of more than $10,000 annually.
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  • Homeowners pay the most property taxes in these 10 states

    Where does your state fall?

    After settling the down payment and closing costs, homeowners look to pay their mortgage payment and their property taxes. While these taxes are barely felt in some places, that is not the case for everyone. In fact, in the top state, average homeowners could be looking at an added $600 per month in property taxes.

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  • Indiana AG warns residents of homeowner tax sale scam

    Scammers defrauding borrowers out of surplus funds from tax sales
    Residents of the state of Indiana whose homes are sold via a tax sale may find themselves as the target of scammers attempting to defraud them of out of money that may be left over after the sale of their homes, the state’s Attorney General warned recently.
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  • These 10 states have the highest property taxes

    This is probably not what you expected
    Some of the states on the list won't surprise, since they are notorious for high taxes. Others might, until you think about the fact that many states that are high in property taxes, like Texas, don't have a state income tax. Either way, happy early Ides of April.
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