Property taxes can be extremely burdensome for a homeowner. They tend to rise steadily over time and, even once you pay off your mortgage, the taxes keep on coming. The good news, however, is that there are some things homeowners can do to minimize the property tax burden.
Keep reading to learn some simple tips any homeowner can follow to lessen the pain when tax time rolls around. (For related reading on tax issues and mortgages, see The Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction and A Tax Primer For Homeowners.)
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1. Request Your Property Tax Card And Study It
Few homeowners realize they can go down to the town hall and request t