Category Archives: Property Taxes

Blame taxes for the inventory?

From CNN: Boomers are not moving out of their big homes. Here’s why After 33 years and four children, Baby Boomers Marta and Octavian Dragos say they feel trapped in what was once their dream home in El Cerrito, California. … Continue reading

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Don’t let the money leave

From ROINJ: Murphy appoints new task force designed to cut property bills in half for New Jersey seniors A new task force charged with cutting property tax bills in half for New Jersey seniors has been created, according to a … Continue reading

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All your money are belong to us

From CNBC: These are the U.S. states with the highest property taxes—New York and California aren’t in the top 10

Posted in Economics, New Jersey Real Estate, Politics, Property Taxes | 46 Comments

NJ Shutdown Ahead

From Insider NJ: Murphy Unlocks the Nuclear Launch Codes Skipping over the preliminaries — meetings, discussions, negotiations or compromises with legislative leaders — Gov. Phil Murphy went directly to the nuclear option— shutting down state government on July 1 if … Continue reading

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One again, f&ck you, pay me.

From ScotusBlog: Justices appear likely to side with homeowner in foreclosure dispute Geraldine Tyler, a 94-year-old grandmother, lost her Minneapolis condo when she failed to pay the property taxes for several years. Tyler does not dispute that Hennepin County could … Continue reading

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Billion Dollar Jersey Stimulus?

From TAP: Nearly 1.7 Million New Jerseyans Applied for the ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program Approximately 1.7 million New Jersey homeowners and renters applied for the first year of the State’s historic ANCHOR property tax relief program, announced Governor Phil … Continue reading

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We’re spending more … for you!

From Politico: Murphy outlines $53B plan for ‘Next New Jersey’ in budget speech Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday outlined a $53.1 billion budget that supports what he calls the “Next New Jersey” as the state faces the prospect of a recession after … Continue reading

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You should be happy to pay NJ taxes

From Patch: NJ Has Nation’s Highest Property Taxes, By A Long Shot: Report Life in New Jersey tends to guarantee two things: death and high property taxes. The Garden State pays the nation’s highest rate on property taxes by a … Continue reading

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Hybrid NJ

From NorthJersey.com: ‘Working remotely is here to stay’: NJ considering new tax break for hybrid offices New Jersey officials say they’re contemplating a new tax break designed to lure companies interested in having their staff work from home rather than in the … Continue reading

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How to lower your NJ property taxes

From the Philly Inquirer: Ivana Trump is buried at Donald Trump’s New Jersey golf club. Could that mean a tax break for the former president? Ivana Trump’s death grabbed international headlines, but her New Jersey burial place is now garnering … Continue reading

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Relief?

From the Record: New Jersey taxpayers won’t find relief in Phil Murphy’s budget Gov. Phil Murphy and Democrats in the state legislature are lauding themselves for providing relief and improving New Jersey’s economy with their recently passed state budget. Neither … Continue reading

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NJ’s new tax rebate

From Patch: $900M In Tax Relief Could Be Coming To 1.8M NJ Homeowners, Renters Nearly 1.8 million New Jersey homeowners and renters could get some money back from the state under Gov. Phil Murphy’s new property tax relief program proposed … Continue reading

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All eyes on school budgets

From the Star Ledger: Jersey City slams $1,600 school tax hike, but education group says sides ‘need to figure how to make that work’ The Fulop administration slammed the Jersey City Board of Education for its $1,600-per-average-homeowner tax hike in … Continue reading

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Low tax counties see cuts to school aid

From NJ1015: 6 NJ counties may see property taxes rise due to school aid cuts When Gov. Murphy announces a victory, you always have to look underneath for the real story. That’s because in a tax and spend administration like … Continue reading

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Cheaper to live in NJ? Yeah, right.

From the Star Ledger: Murphy unveils plan for big property tax rebates to nearly 2M N.J. households Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday his administration will extend property tax relief to about 1.8 million New Jersey households by replacing the state’s Homestead Benefit … Continue reading

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