Tag: property taxes
Each and every year for eternity, homeowners await a dreadful day in the tax world. This is the day that annual property tax notices arrive, notifying homeowners how much money they’ll forfeit to their municipality (could be plural, also), in order to continue living in their home. Yes, that’s right. Not only do you pay interest on that mortgage, but you also pay the county for the right to live in the home. How can anyone argue with such a wonderful tax (heavy sarcasm implied).
If there is one guaranteed, sure-fire way to keep the poor down, it’s property taxes. Just think, you spend 30 years working hard to pay off your home. You’ve finally made it. You have achieved the American dream – homeownership. But wait, you don’t “technically” own your home. It’s crazy, right? Well, not really. After all those years of making timely payments, the government still holds a controlling stake in your property, and honestly, they will forever. Keep reading as we talk about some ways to lessen the blow of these taxes.