Our taxes and insurance come out of escrow every month, so they are part of our house payment. Our APR is fixed so generally our payment doesn't fluctuate much...
Unless the Douglas County Assessor's office decides to increase the supposed "value" of our house by TWENTY SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS in ONE YEAR.
I keep looking for new fabulous landscaped parks or new roads, new schools...ANYTHING that would cause property values to go up around here that much in one year. Nope, no such luck. They just apparently decided that the folks living in old houses up in Benson weren't getting sucked for enough taxes just yet. Either that or they're trying to tell me that having one pine tree removed from my front yard increased my whole neighborhood's property value by over 40%. I don't think so, Tim. And please don't tell me it's the new Targets they built up on 72nd. They are not that great. And not that close! And now I REALLY can't afford to shop at them!
Grrr. Can't WAIT to see the new statment for taxes next year...anyone wanna buy a house?