We all know there are a few things in this life that are guaranteed. It goes something like living, dying, and paying taxes. Those good old taxes that we can never seem to get away from, applies to our property as well, even if we do not owe the bank or anyone else a dime for the property! Some would argue this is not fair and that is up for debate, however, if you do not pay for any reason your property can now become in jeopardy of being taken from you, simply for the back amount owed in the property taxes.
With rising home values again and especially in parts of Florida this also means higher value assessments on those properties that equal higher tax bills to the owners. In Broward County alone home values rose 4.3% from only last year. See how this Sun Sentinal article
By LISA J. HURIASHSOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL |MAR 19, 2021 AT 11:13 AM
At helpful homes we know how frustrating, even the thought of losing your property for back taxes can be and we can and do offer solutions. From buying the house outright for cash to doing Joint Venture deals with sellers where we pay the back taxes with our own funds and then work out a fair deal to protect your equity in the property. We have lots of experience in saving properties from last-minute tax sales, we have stopped a sale the same day of the sale by having our attorney go to the courthouse with a cashier’s check. We never suggest waiting until the last minute to address these property tax issues, however, if you are in a last-minute time crunch and you are in danger of losing your home to a tax sale in Florida, reach out to Helpful Homes today. We can and will provide you with a solution. Fill out a simple form on our site or call us at 305 305 0512.