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Helpful Data for Appealing Your Tax Assessment – Part 4 of 4

Here is the data to find your comparable sales. Part 1 of this series will give you an idea of how to use this data, but if you are confused or want further advice, call the Department of Assessments. They … Continue reading

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Appealing Your Tax Assessment – Part 3 of 4

A little about the Homestead Tax Credit: From SDAT: “To help homeowners deal with large assessment increases on their principal residence, state law has established the Homestead Property Tax Credit. The Homestead Credit limits the increase in taxable assessments each year to a fixed percentage.” … Continue reading

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Should I Appeal my Assessment – Part 2 of 4

This is a series about filing an appeal for your property tax assessment. The information is generally good for all of Prince George’s County, but the data is specific for Cheverly (part 4 of this series). From a neighbor who … Continue reading

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2018 Tax Assessment – Should I Appeal – Part 1 of 4

Part 1 – This page – General information gleaned from the 2 tax appeal clinics at the Cheverly American Legion. Part 2 – Advice from a neighbor who just got her worksheet and had a long conversation with the Assessment … Continue reading

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Are we really in an over-$400k market in Cheverly?

An enthusiastic Cheverly resident (who isn’t moving, by the way, so she doesn’t really have a vested interest in the answer) said that she had heard that houses are selling in Cheverly in the $400s. My quick answer was that … Continue reading

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