virginia homeowner alliance: Challenging Your Tax Assessment Gets A Little Easier - 06/18/11 12:27 PM
Aha! An interesting little legal change going into effect July 1 (which will impact local real estate tax assessments beginning Jan 1 of next year):  The burden of proof in Assessment Appeals will be lower.  After January 1st, localities will have specific burdens to provide you with evidence of their reason for reassessment of your VA properties.  Further, if you appeal an assessment you no longer have to provide "clear and convincing" evidence (80%+ convincing) of a lower valuation... you only need to provide a "preponderance" of evidence (51% convincing).  If you've ever challenged your assessment you probably know it wasn't too … (1 comments)

virginia homeowner alliance: Join the Virginia Home Owner Alliance - 04/23/09 08:39 AM
There is an exciting new service provided by REALTORS® specifically for homeowners in Virginia.  
While REALTORS® have always represented the interests of their clients as individuals, until now homeowners have never had a voice to represent their interests as a group.  Recently launched, the Virginia Homeowners Alliance is that voice.  Automobile owners have AAA, and retirees have AARP.  Finally, homeowners in Virginia will have the Virginia Homeowners Alliance to represent and serve their interests.
What is the Virginia Homeowners Alliance?
·        The Virginia Homeowners Alliance (VHA) is an exciting new service provided by REALTORS® to help homeowners protect their most treasured investment, their home. 
·        It’s not an organization with boring … (0 comments)

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