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Cutting Edge Marketing-What ELSE would you expect from the Kelly-Norman Team? QR Codes For Real Estate!

No, this is NOT a new video game, real estate maze or flow chart on how my mine thinks! It is a QR Code. All you “hip” folks have already scanned it with your Iphone,Droid, Blackberry scanner “App” and now are viewing our listings ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE! We make these “QR CODES” for individual listings and place them on our marketing materials, For Sale Signs, etc. It allows a buyer WITH a mobile phone to view all of our lisitings FORMATTED PERFECTLY for the Mobile Device!! Very cool! Read more after you SCAN the QR CODE!

When Allison and I prepare our “Marketing Campaign” we use many tools to bring more buyers to the Seller’s Property. We now are employing the most cutting edge tools for real estate professionals on the market today. It is called Mobile Real Estate ID and allows The Kelly-Norman Team  to provide prospective buyers with a client’s property information 24/7 via text message. Continue reading Cutting Edge Marketing-What ELSE would you expect from the Kelly-Norman Team? QR Codes For Real Estate!

Getting a Property Tax Reassessment Due to a Decline in a Home’s Market Value

Why pay for a service when you can do it yourself?

By Tara-Nicholle Nelson, MA, Esq., FrontDoor.com | Published: 2/24/2009

Many homeowners are receiving offers for assistance in getting their property taxes reduced, sent by services purporting to specialize in reducing people’s property taxes. It is absolutely possible to have your property value reassessed and, accordingly, your taxes reduced due to a recent decline in market value. However, it is a very feasible DIY project — most homeowners do not need to hire a service to do this.

If you bought your home within the last three to four years, it is likely that your current assessed property value — the basis for your property taxes — is higher than the current market value of your home. And in many areas, the annual reassessment is an assumed, automatic increase in value, rather than an actual reevaluation of fair market value based on the factual market dynamics.

This situation is so common that many counties across the country have actually simplified the process of getting your property taxes temporarily reduced on the basis of the current market value. As such, a homeowner with some basic Web navigation skills can generally do the same things these property tax reduction services do — for free — and might even have an easier time dealing with the County. (Local government offices tend to be a little less rigid with homeowners than they are with hired guns.)

To get your property taxes reduced on the basis of the recent decline in market value: Continue reading Getting a Property Tax Reassessment Due to a Decline in a Home’s Market Value