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Local real estate market remains strong, report indicates

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The local real estate market was strong and active in the first six months of 2013, according to a newly released report based on data collected by the Capital Region Multiple Listing Service. From January to June, average and median home prices where 4 percent higher than they were during that same time period in 2012, and the number of closed transactions was up by 6 percent, according to Miguel Berger, president of the Greater ...

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artbarb
July 22, 2013
11:08 p.m.

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Ha ha! This article is so full of detail! It gives so much explicit information! as in enough for the average Gazette reader, I would postulate.

Just open up zillow, put in your zip code .. see what has just sold in your neighborhood and REJOICE! at the above news snippet of rising home prices. After looking at the sale price, scroll down to see what the tax assessment is.

I'm going to take this above article to the Tax Appeal Hearing Officer with me next month for a great big laugh!

along with data such as the following .. which is so tedious to compile and so depressing as to make me very ill:

Is this a seller's market?

street # St Name date sold sale price tax value sold % less than taxed
131 Clayton Rd 7/9/13 72,500 107,500 -33%
252 Bradley Blvd 7/8/13 60,000 139,100 -57%
1173 McClellan 4/21/11 113,500 158,800 -29%
908 McClellan 6/29/11 6,700 97,900 -93%
1252 Keyes Ave 12/16/11 104,500 167,500 -38%
851 Central pkwy 1/11/12 80,000 136,000 -41%
1101 Dean St 2/29/12 48,000 116,400 -59%
1702 Lenox Rd 4/17/12 82,000 129,800 -37%
1801 Grand Blvd 6/22/12 98,000 165,100 -41%
1118 Earl Ave 8/8/12 95,000 124,800 -24%
873 Wright 8/14/12 150,000 184,700 -19%
1471 Lexington Ave 8/20/12 117,500 161,700 -27%
1522 Union St. 9/11/12 55,000 117,800 -53%
1603 Grand Blvd 12/4/12 117,500 161,700 -27%
1560 Grand 12/17/12 90,000 142,500 -37%
1871 Eastern Ave 1/18/13 75,000 161,200 -53%
873 Wright 3/14/13 55,000 163,200 -66%
1155 Phoenix 3/28/13 125,000 150,600 -17%
1101 Ardsley 4/11/13 150,000 185,000 -19%
522 Plymouth Ave 5/13/13 74,500 112,900 -34%
601 Bedford Rd 5/15/13 75,000 96,800 -23%
1230 Baker Ave 5/26/13 86,000 145,800 -41%
1470 Nott St FS 95,900 131,700 -27%
1149 Summer Ave FS 115,000 166,300 -31%
1972 Eastern Ave FS 125,000 140,600 -11%

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