Seminars set to lower property taxes

LAKEWOOD - The county of Los Angeles is sponsoring a series of free seminars to help property owners who think their taxes should be lowered due to a decline in property value.The 90-minute seminars will be offered six times at various locations. The closest seminar to Downey will take place Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Angeles Iacoboni Library in Lakewood. The seminars will help homeowners understand the assessment appeals process, including when to file an application for a reduction in taxes. Homeowners will learn how to prepare for a filing, what qualifies as admissible evidence, what will happen at the hearing and what to expect after the hearing. For a complete list of seminar times, call (213) 974-7953.

********** Published: June 23, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 10