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Data Driven Values and the Assessors Who Ignore Them

Assessing property value is an art form. No one denies that. In theory, you start with market data, apply your experience and logic, and arrive at a fair assessment. But theory is not practice. Despite the job description to let data demonstrate the value, we have found the opposite happening. Over and over again. In court case […]

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My property is worth what you will pay me for it. Nothing more, nothing less.

That’s the case being made on behalf of big box retailers across the country as they are forced to sue municipalities for tax refunds. In the latest case Robert Hill is seeking an over $3 million dollar valuation reduction in the City of Sheboygan (WI). Listen to Bob’s radio interview on WORT 89.9, Madison WI community radio, and read […]

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Introducing the Pinpoint Property Tax Finder

Revolutionary new software determines if you are getting a raw deal By Michael Wedl You know that feeling. The pit in your stomach each year when the tax assessments go out. How much is it going to be this time? Can we afford it? How do you know if what you pay is fair and […]

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Dark Store Theory Takes Another Hit

In another defeat of “Dark Store Theory,” Robert Hill has won a $4.9 million dollar property assessment reduction for Walmart in Lincoln County. Read the 4 page decision. Related: Dark Store “Theory” is a Faulty Theory Follow our company profile on LinkedIn for related news and updates.

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Buyers don’t care how much money sellers put into a property.

Buyers don’t care how much money sellers put into a property and neither should assessors. For that matter they don’t care (and should not) what the retail sales were either. That is the case Robert Hill is making in Winona County as he represents multiple companies arguing Winona County overvalued their properties. Read all about […]

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Robert Hill teams-up to thwart use of Anti-SLAPP Law in denying due process

The Wednesday May 24th ruling by The Minnesota Supreme Court was a major victory for Robert Hill and his team including Eric Magnuson (Robins Kaplan) in Leiendecker v. Asian Women United of Minnesota.  Hill pointed out “the ruling was a victory for due process. Minnesota’s anti-SLAPP law placed an unconstitutional burden on plaintiffs.” Hill continued “you have to go […]

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