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J Scott Jones, Licensed Real Estate Broker,  FL

Date: August 26, 2009, Number of Replies: 73


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Not for banks! This is a bit of an unusual request. I'm about ready to publish a new book on "How to Reduce Your Property Taxes" (both print and ebook). One of my recommendations in the book is that an excellent source of data for your tax challenge is a knowledgeable Realtor in the area. Just from preliminary promotion of the upcoming publishing, I have been asked repeatedly how to find the right Realtor to do this and what will it cost.

So it seemed like this would be the best place to establish a national network of experienced agents, willing to perform a "market analysis" similar to a BPO but with the purpose of providing the property owner with good solid information to mount their challenge. Depending upon your local market a fee to do this might run from $75 to $150. If the property owner's initial challenge is denied and they ultimately end up in front of a Valuation Adjustment Board or similar entity, there could be additional income opportunities for you to appear and testify at a hearing. (solid gold on your background resume if you have testified as an expert).

I believe there are property taxes in all 50 states, so I think we will need agents from all 50 states. If this is something you would be interested in doing, please send me an email with a brief summary of experience and cities and counties in your state you would be interested in covering.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

J Scott Jones GRI reMBA CREX

REALTOR - Broker - Instructor - Author

orlrealty@aol.com

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Bill Morris, abr, crs, cdpe, epro Licensed Real Estate Agent,  Austin,  TX

Date: August 26, 2009

I absolutely agree that there is a need for this. Central Texas has certainly not experienced the same kind of market disruption that Florida, California, Arizona, and Nevada have seen, but municipal authorities have been in search of ways to maintain or expand revenues, and property valuations are a prime target.

I routinely offer to help my clients with property tax protests every year. Most years I get a handful of requests for comps. In 2009 it was dozens -- including my own for the first time. In most cases, armed with credible, well explained market data, my clients gained substantial ground compared to initially proposed values.

This is undoubtedly a valuable service for our clients and local property owners in general, and great source of future prospects.

Bill Morris
RE/MAX Capital City
bmorris@remax.net

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Cathy Baumbusch Licensed Real Estate Agent,  Alexandria,  VA

Date: November 4, 2009

I am interested. I am in Northern VA and Washington DC.

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Dr hanh Vo Licensed Real Estate Broker,  Philadelphia Metropolitans,  PA

Date: November 5, 2009

Good Idea. If you open a service to my area (Philadelphia metropolitans) please count my company-Vihi Realty co. Thank you.

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Date: November 5, 2009

I am very much interested. I am a Broker/Owner of Universal West, Inc in Southern California.

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Dan and elise Thomson,  Overland Park,  KS

Date: November 6, 2009

Please send BPO's this way in Kansas/Missouri- metro area- Jackson, Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

Dan and Elise Thomson
Weichert Realtors- Sharon Sigman Five Star
816-305-2414 cell
866-714-4532 fax
www.searchkcmetrohomes.com (Easy Area Search)

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Date: November 7, 2009

YES, I AM INTERSTED. I AM A BROKER ASSOCIATE AT MGR REAL ESTATE INC. IN SOUTH CALIFORNIA. I AM ESPECIALIZED IN COMMERCIAL , INDUSTRIAL, LAND AND RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES. I AM A CERTIFIED TO SELL HUD PROPERTIES. E-PRO CERTIFIED.

KEBBEDE GONFA

LICENSED BROKER IN CALIFORNIA

DRE #01464429

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Roxanne Daiuto Licensed Real Estate Agent,  Clinton,  NJ

Date: November 9, 2009

Yes I think this is a good idea. I am a broker associate in New Jersey able to do four counties; Hunterdon, Warren, Somerset and Sussex

Roxanne Daiuto

 

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Jane Becker Licensed Real Estate Agent,  Jefferson,  MA

Date: November 10, 2009

I don't see the original post, but I'm assuming that someone is looking for BPO agents. I have been doing BPO's for almost 2 years and this year my income is more from BPO's than from closings (which are 50% REO's). So if you need a broker in Central MA, please feel free to get in touch. I go approximately one hour out from Worcester area. Thanks. Jane

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"rocky" g.h. Hawrysz Licensed Real Estate Agent,  Riverbank, Oakdale, Tracy,  CA

Date: November 10, 2009

Hi Scott,

Let me know if I can help. I cover the following cities / towns in Northern California:
Modesto, Stockton, Ripon, Manteca, Salida, Lathrop, Escalon, Oakdale.
Best regards,
"Rocky" G.H. Hawrysz, Realtor®, Broker Associate, e-PRO®, ABR®, SRES®
Prudential California Realty
(209) 444-6610 - Direct Office Line
(209) 433-2000 - Direct Fax Line
(209) 915-6209 - Mobile
Web Site: www.TeamHawrysz.com
Lic.: 01468373
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Neal Adler, gri,abr, e-Pro Licensed Real Estate Agent,  Studio City,  CA

Date: November 16, 2009

I didn't see the post with regards to BPO agents. If it's legit, I am located in the Los Angeles, CA area, 16 years experience, REO agent, and I've completed around 1200 BPOs in the last 2 1/2 years.

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Nancy Kenepp Licensed Real Estate Broker,  Warrensburg,  MO

Date: November 16, 2009

ReoTrans has all of my information and I am always looking for more RELO's.

Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri is unique as we have B-2 Bombers at Whiteman Air Force Base and University of Central Missouri.

Been in real estate sales for 19 years, 10 of which I owned the company.

Nancy Kenepp, e-PRO

Reece & Nichols Warrensburg/Whiteman Realty, LLC

625 E Russell, Warrensburg, MO 64093 cell 660 864 4560 office 660 747 5050

nkenepp@reeceandnichols.com

An independently owned and operated Member of the Reece & Nichols Alliance, Inc.

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Date: November 16, 2009

Licenced since 1973 in California's central valley. San Joaquin County, South Sacramento County and the far Eastern area of Solano county. Sure this sounds interesting I have been suppling people with this information for free in my neighborhood. Janet Graham 209 327-0211 Lodi, CA

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Linda Novick Licensed Real Estate Broker,  Palm Desert,  CA

Date: November 16, 2009

I am a Broker Associate in the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio, Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City), and have been in the business for 37 years. I would be interested in your program.

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Larry Anoman Licensed Real Estate Broker,  Chicago,  IL

Date: November 19, 2009

I also missed the e-mail . I'm in Chicago and available to do bpo's

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