It Pays To Appeal Your Property AssessmentA review by KDKA-TV of the first 5,000 informal assessment appeals found that more than half saw their assessment go down. Property assessments are being reduced at an average of 14 percent.
Local Home Sales & Prices On IncreaseNormally, an increase in property value is good news for a homeowner. In the past 10 years, property values in Allegheny County have gone up substantially. Unfortunately for some, this increase in value comes at a time when the county is undergoing a massive reassessment and that spells higher real estate tax bills for many people.

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