Property Tax Assessment Appeal Deadline Is Just Around The Corner!

An over assessed property can cost property owners and tenants several thousand dollars in additional taxes annually.

Negative impacts of an over assessed property: Lower net operating income if the real estate taxes are not reimbursed by the tenants. Tenants have numerous choices in today’s real estate market and consider not only the initial face rent but the pass through expenses when choosing a location for their business.

The additional real estate taxes from over assessment can result in a lower face rent for the property. Landlords may have trouble obtaining or retaining tenants due to the high real estate tax burden due to over assessment when the real estate taxes are passed through to the tenant. Lower value when selling the property or obtaining an appraisal for refinancing.

Bottom Line…an over assessed property costs you money!

The initial cost of properly preparing an appraisal report as well as the cost of obtaining legal counsel for the tax appeal hearing may seem costly at first and expenses sometimes exceed the first year’s tax saving. However, these tax savings will continue in the following years and the future benefit will far outweigh the initial cost.

Last year 579,000 properties were reassessed in the City of Philadelphia to establish “fair and accurate” market values. Unfortunately, not all properties received a “fair and accurate” value causing the derailment of commercial real estate deals as well as shocking commercial property owners with overwhelming tax increases based on an incorrect assessed market value of the property. Even though, not as dramatic the four suburban counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery have widely divergent assessed market values.

Philadelphia Suburban Realty Appraisal Group welcomes the opportunity to provide you and your clients with a proposal for commercial real estate appraisal services to support your property assessment appeal. The Philadelphia Suburban Realty Appraisal Group is a team of professional commercial real estate appraisers that can determine the realistic market value of your commercial real estate. If you are one of many commercial real estate property owners paying taxes based on an overvalued property you need to act soon. Call TODAY to find out how they can help! Their appraisers work with attorneys, tax consultants and private property owners to produce accurate and reliable appraisals to bring about fair tax assessments.

For more information contact:

Joseph Vizza, MAI
Matthew Peters
James Onesti
Stephen Onesti
Telephone: 215-238-1911
Fax: 215-238-0414
http://www.psrag.com

New Philly Rehab Deals!!! February 2014

Thank you to all of our clients who keep bringing us great deals!!

New rehab and new construction deals for sale:  cropped-jim-81111-030.jpg

2 lots, street to street, Northern Liberties, $212,500 each, potential resale $700,000 ea. River views,

2 car garages!

Passyunk Square, 2 story fixer upper on the North side of the neighborhood, 100k!! potential resale 325k. HOME RUN

Fishtown, 9 lots, 110k each, Build 9-New Construction homes at a great location in one of the hottest locations in Philadelphia. potential resale 475k each

For more information contact Jim Onesti, Mccann Team, BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors    jonesti@mccannteam.com

#1 Real Estate Team in Philadelphia   ~  Over 600 settled transactions in 2013!! cropped-kit1.jpg

Mr. New Construction Does it Again!!

23After bird dogging and selling an amazing piece of land to one of his developers; Jim Onesti from BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors, pre-sold ALL 4 of the new homes being built there, long before completion!!

ALL sold at or very close to full price which ranged from $669,900-$689,900

23bThis amazing project was located at 547-53 N. 23rd Street, right on the corner of 23rd and Brandywine in the Art Museum Area.

These beautiful homes featured 4 stories, 2700 square feet, garage 23cparking, 2nd & 4th floor decks, 10-year tax abatements, finished basements and master carpentry throughout!!

Selling real estate and finding great deals is what we do. Both our marketing plan and our track record provide fast and proven results. If you are interested in finding out more about putting our expertise and experience to work for you, contact us TODAY!

CLICK HERE to learn more about the many developments I have SOLD OUT!

McCann Team
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices – Fox & Roach Realtors
McCann Team – 530 Walnut Street – Suite 260 – Philadelphia PA 19106
215.627.6005 Main – 215.440.2052 Direct – jonesti@mccannteam.com

Land and Shells NOT ON THE MLS!!!!

Here are a few deals not on the MLS!!  Act fast before its too late !

17xx Latona  Point Breeze  $115,000   potential resale $250,000

1329 s Hicks   Point Breeze/New Bold   $115,000

13xx Cumberland Street  Temple University   $700,000  16 unit Building with 4 additional lots   1/2 a block from Broad Street

Fishtown Lot with zoning approvals for a new home!! $69,900

 

Jim Onesti

BHHS Realtors   Fox & Roach

McCann Team