property taxes: Indiana property tax changes - impact on real estate - 01/11/10 02:46 AM
Today the Indiana General Assembly will be voting on the proposed tax cap constitutional amendment.  If this passes without any changes, a referendum will be put on the ballot in November and we will vote to make the current 1/2/3 tax caps permanent. 
I haven't heard much talk in real estate circles about this very important bit of legislation.  What are your thoughts? 
Do you worry that the caps are too tough on local governments, keeping them from being able to raise money for important services?  Or, do you think they are exactly what's needed to stop the growth … (0 comments)

property taxes: Porter County Indiana Property Tax Bills 2010 - 12/13/09 07:11 AM
Actual Status of Porter County Tax Bills After some political posturing by Porter County Democrat Auditor this week, I thought I'd do a bit of digging to get to the data behind the easily mis-construed headlines. (via NWI Home Finders Blog)Auditor Jim Kopp, who has been roundly denigrated by community leaders and even some elected Democrats in Porter County, announced that 2010 tax bills will be sent out on time. Times article. Just so we're all on the same page, Porter County was the 60th county to certify net assessed values in Indiana, not exactly setting land speed records. But it … (0 comments)

property taxes: Northwest Indiana Real Estate Property Taxes - 06/11/07 01:15 AM
There is an important post that all of you from Northwest Indiana should read.  Real Estate property taxes in the State of Indiana are crazy and look to get a little crazier yet, this is a post worth reading and commenting to the author if you need some specifics:
Northwest Indiana Assessment Trends
I'd add a cute photo or set of additional links, but frankly I'm on the run and wanted to get this out to all our Northwest Indiana real estate and home builder friends quickly.

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