property taxes: Maryland Homestead Tax Credit eligibility application due by Dec. 31 - 12/05/12 02:06 AM
For Maryland homeowners who wish to submit their one-time application to confirm eligibility for the homestead tax credit, the deadline is finally approaching. 
Every principal residence homeowner in Maryland should follow these steps to make sure that their property is registered and eligible for the homestead tax credit:
Step 1: CHECK YOUR STATUS Visit the Maryland State Department of Assessments & Taxation (SDAT) Real Property Data Search page. Select the county and search either by Street Address, Map/Parcel, Property Account Identifier or Property Sales (typically Street Address is the easiest way to search). 
Once you have entered the information, the tax record … (0 comments)

property taxes: 2 escrow issues for sellers when closing near property tax due date - 09/19/12 01:13 AM
Whenever a real estate settlement is close to a property tax due date, the potential for a post closing property tax issue increases.  Simply, it is a matter of bad timing. Here are a couple escrow issues that can cause problems for home sellers who are planning to close near a property tax due date.
Taxes are double-paid  Let’s take Montgomery County, Maryland for example.  Real estate property taxes are due by September 30 and December 31 (assuming a principal residence).Now let’s say that you have scheduled a closing for the sale of your home on September 20.  Your current lender is … (2 comments)

 
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