Washtenaw County Treasurer http://wemu.org en News Mixed In Washtenaw County Foreclosure Auctions http://wemu.org/post/news-mixed-washtenaw-county-foreclosure-auctions <p>This year's tax foreclosure auctions are a mixed bag for Washtenaw County.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:16:18 +0000 Bob Eccles & Taylor Pinson 46934 at http://wemu.org News Mixed In Washtenaw County Foreclosure Auctions Home Prices Up In Washtenaw County; Will Property Taxes Follow? http://wemu.org/post/home-prices-washtenaw-county-will-property-taxes-follow <p>In another sign of economic recovery, prices for homes in Washtenaw County are rising.</p><p></p><p></p><p>April's average home prices are up 10 percent from the same time last year, but that doesn't mean property taxes will be matching that increase.</p><p>County Treasurer Catherine McClary says Michigan law prevents property taxes from being raised by more than 5 percent a year.<br /><br />McClary says rising sale prices are a good sign for the county, and will make it easier for home owners to get out of an underwater mortgage.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 23:32:15 +0000 Bob Eccles & Taylor Pinson 46231 at http://wemu.org Home Prices Up In Washtenaw County; Will Property Taxes Follow? Average Home Value Up in All Washtenaw County Communities In 2014 http://wemu.org/post/average-home-value-all-washtenaw-county-communities-2014 <div>Washtenaw County saw the average home value increase by nearly 6 percent this year. &nbsp;It marked the first time in years where every community in the county saw property assessments rise on average. &nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:56 +0000 Andrew Cluley & Rose Carver 42616 at http://wemu.org Average Home Value Up in All Washtenaw County Communities In 2014 Deadline for Appealing Property Tax Assessment Nears http://wemu.org/post/deadline-appealing-property-tax-assessment-nears <p>Washtenaw County property owners have until next week to appeal their 2014 property assessment.</p><p></p><p>Assessments are one of the factors used to determine the taxable value of a property.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:36:07 +0000 Bob Eccles 42610 at http://wemu.org Deadline for Appealing Property Tax Assessment Nears Workshops Promote Meaning over Consumerism in Holiday Celebrations http://wemu.org/post/workshops-promote-meaning-over-consumerism-holiday-celebrations <p>The University of Michigan Credit Union is hosting a couple of workshops designed to steer people towards a life of meaning rather than a life of consumption this holiday season. &nbsp;</p><p>Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary is a co-sponsor of the "Tis The Season to Hang Onto Reason" workshops. She says the program provides alternative ways to celebrate the upcoming holidays, not based on consumerism.&nbsp;<br /><br />The workshops are taught by Kathryn Greiner, Director of Education at the U-of-M Credit Union and a renowned speaker and budget guru.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.umcu.org/ClassesEvents_48.html">The workshops are free of charge, but pre-registration &nbsp;is required.</a></strong></p><p>The first is scheduled for Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m.&nbsp; The second is Thursday, November 7th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Both take place at the University of Michigan Credit Union.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:54:01 +0000 Bob Eccles 37149 at http://wemu.org Workshops Promote Meaning over Consumerism in Holiday Celebrations