Kahn works to make appealing property taxes more ‘user friendly

LANSING, MI - September 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- With property values across the state and country falling while taxes for some homeowners are increasing, Sen. Roger Kahn introduced four measures in the Michigan Senate to make the appeals process more fair and smooth for property owners

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April 07, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners, neighborhoods and communities are best served when people are able to remain in their homes. Families across our state are struggling to do just that, and I want to make sure they have a fighting chance. That’s why I am working on measures to protect homeowners from property tax increases that are out of step with their home’s actual value

Sanborn blasts board of commissioners vote to raise taxes

LANSING, MI - March 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — State Sen. Alan Sanborn on the Senate floor today denounced the Macomb County Board of Commissioners’ Wednesday vote to raise residents’ property taxes.

Michigan homeowners are in desperate need of relief. Thats why recently the Michigan Senate...

March 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michigan homeowners are in desperate need of relief. That’s why recently the Michigan Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution designed to help homeowners with rising property taxes and declining home value.

The Michigan Senate recently approved a constitutional amendment I sponsored to help homeowners facing...

March 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Michigan Senate recently approved a constitutional amendment I sponsored to help homeowners facing property tax increases out of step with their home’s actual value. Senate Joint Resolution H passed by a vote of 29-8.

To help bring relief to already struggling families, I recently introduced a proposal that...

February 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Home owners across the state and country have seen their property values decrease while their property taxes have increased. According to news reports, the average residential assessment in Birmingham has dropped by almost 15 percent and the average in Troy has dropped by more than 8.5 percent.

Birkholz: Guide on how to appeal property tax assessments now available

LANSING, MI - February 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Sen. Patty Birkholz announced today that her Web site will help constituents access a guide on how to effectively appeal their property tax assessments

Manatron Announces a $1.8 Million Reassessment Contract with Marion County (Indianapolis), Indiana to Use...

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manatron, Inc. (Nasdaq: MANA) the nation's leading provider of integrated, enterprise-level property tax solutions for state and local...


New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.


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