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I’m the Property Manager of an apartment-What should I know about testifiying at a Property Tax Appeal Trial?

One of the ways the high-end management firms support their multifamily clients is to appeal property taxes.  At trial, Prime PTN will supply expert witnesses to make the actual case.  Magistrate Tax court and Regular Tax Court rules of evidence require a representative from the management company to verify that rent-roll and other documents were produced by […]

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FAQ 3: More Frequently Asked Questions About Oregon Property Tax Appeals

Oregon’s Property Tax Appeal Campaign will kick off in earnest soon.  Prime PTN will be demystify the property tax appeal process by listing the most frequently asked questions and their answers.  Call us directly with questions at: info@primeptn.com Here our some previous informational posts: FAQ 1, FAQ 2 1. How large are refunds? Good Question! During our careers […]

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Demystifying Oregon Property Tax Appeal Basics: FAQ 2

Over the next few weeks Oregon’s Property Tax Appeal Campaign will kick off in earnest.  This is the second in Prime Property Tax Negotiation’s series of the most frequently asked questions and their answers.  We’ll have several installments, but if you have a question don’t wait…feel free to contact us directly at: william@primeptn.com.  Also check out our first […]

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FAQs- Frequently asked Questions about Oregon Property Tax Appeals

Over the next few weeks Oregon’s Property Tax Appeal Campaign will kick off in earnest.  Prime PTN hopes to demystify the property tax appeal process by listing the most frequently asked questions and their answers.  We’ll have several installments.  We take a client centric approach…feel free to contact us directly with questions at: info@primeptn.com. 1. Is it […]

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Thank you: Demystifying Personal Property Tax Appeals

Prime PTN sends a thank you to Thomas D. of San Francisco, CA for a great question!  Thomas e-mailed me saying that our website shows us to be experts in property tax appeals…but can we assist with personal property assessment appeals as well? The answer is:  Yes…we seek engagements of this type and we’ll have […]

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Washington’s Real Property Tax Deadline

The state of Washington’s property tax appeal deadline is June 30th, or 60 days after the mailing date of the value notices.  This means that almost a month after the official deadline that many (most) Washington residents can still file valid appeals.  Each county does it a little differently.  Most of our clients tell us […]

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Thanks to Share Gilbert & TICOR Title

Prime Property Tax Negotiation sends a sincere “Thank you!” to Share Gilbert and TICOR Title.  Share invited Prime PTN’s Scott Phinney to be a Guest Speaker for TICOR’s Continuing Education Series for Commercial Brokers.  (Share’s a bit of a business Talent Scout:  She also plays a key role in arranging speakers for the local CCIM Chapter […]

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Property tax reduction victory in Oregon

We have a very happy motel client…he’s getting a Property Tax refund back from an Oregon county…for $25,000. The hospitality industry has taken a real beating the last 4 years.  Business and pleasure travel has dropped precipitously, while expense growth has continued unabated.  The greater problem is that investors have been asking for a premium to […]

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Lower your Property taxes: Washington Appeals Due 6/30/2011

What are the ideal property types for appeal? Commercial and industrial assets, particularly those that have had an off year for revenues, those who have deferred maintenance, distressed properties, REO’s, etc.

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