Why take this course?This course will inform you of the history of real property taxation and enlighten you about the advantages and disadvantages of the Pennsylvania system. Learn how assessments are created and how to successfully challenge an assessment. Students will also learn to identify when a challenge is not likely to succeed. The course concludes by explaining reverse appeals and explores the future of real estate assessments in Pennsylvania.
- Understand where real property assessments come from and the legal authorization through assessor methodology.
- Understand and be able to calculate implied values to test the potential for appeal.
- Understand how, where and when to file assessment appeals and what happens when you do.
- Understand what reverse appeals are and how to deal with them.