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Old 11-22-2008, 05:37 AM   #41
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Sounds good. Nice feeling know you "own" your home. Of course, to be more accurate, you and the County Taxing Agency own it. Funny (well not really) thing is I am paying more for my RE Taxes annually than I ever paid annually on a Mortgage.

Really sad to hear on CNBC (I know) the other morning when they had Governor Corizone (spelling) from, I think, NJ say words to the effect 'we have a shortfall in the State budget and the only thing we have to correct it is Real Estate Taxes'.
I think this is happening in most states. Our property values are being reassessed and they are going up which of course increase the Tax. I am wonder what data they are looking at... Probably 2006 sales numbers.
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Old 11-22-2008, 05:50 AM   #42
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