How To Dispute Property Taxes in Michigan part 2 – The Board of review

Last time we talked about why you might dispute your property taxes. Now learn HOW!

Step 1 – File with the board of review Form L-4035

Step 2 – Appeal in person if at all possible (you only get a small window each year and will need to set that up in February. Don’t miss it)

Step 3- Take as much info with you as possible, you must make your case.

  • Check your property record card for accuracy
  • Comparable Properties (get these from your Real Estate Agent, the local county website, or hire someone like Alan Jeffires  to help)
  • Appraisal
  • HUD -1 if recent purchase
  • Try to stay away from using distressed sales as comparable (foreclosures)
  • Pictures if the home is a little beat up
  • Invite them out to the property

Don’t be scared of these guys! It’s easy to do and doesn’t cost you anything! Be prepared to get REJECTED!!!!!! – Watch the next video that’s where you learn how to appeal and win!

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