2019 Property Tax Protest Guide

2019 Property Tax Protest Guide

Spend more than 20 minutes in conversation with someone from Nebraska and you will come to know two things. One, you have a relative in common and two, property taxes are outrageous. BUT, as our mothers taught us, complaining isn’t going to get us anywhere and it...

Douglas County Property Tax Protest Guide

Let’s face it, property taxes and the Douglas County Assessor valuation process is a complete mess. BUT, as our mothers all taught us, complaining isn’t going to get us anywhere and it definitely won’t lower our taxes. “The problem at this point is that there is a...

2018 Real Estate Market Forecast

Real estate has always been a welcome discussion at the dinner table with friends. Mention dear ole Donald and food might start flying, but real estate is common ground. Will the seller’s market continue? Will interest rates go? Should I sell my house now or wait for...

#DianeDitItAgain – Property Values Skyrocket

The Douglas County Assessor Diane Battiato supposedly tried to prevent panic and sticker shock with the new property valuations this year. But, if you are like me, a quick look online at your property record was nothing short of a heart attack worthy of an ER visit....

New Tax Cuts Significantly Impact Homeowners

The last week of the year is typically a quite time in the real estate world. This year, it’s been a bit more hectic. I’ve received numerous phone calls regarding the newly passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Numerous changes to the new tax code will affect homeowners, home...