Budget Trends in the City of Hartford

Hartford is in the middle of a budget debate in which City leaders work to close a meaningful gap between revenue and expenses. There are many moving parts to the discussion, and difficult decisions will be made. There is also one real estate related consideration that we want to highlight. Last June the state legislature passed a law that defines how the City of Hartford’s split property tax system will work for the coming five

West Hartford Revaluation 2011

It’s time for a property revaluation in West Hartford, something the state requires towns to do every five years. Revaluations can seem scary to homeowners, and are often associated with tax increases. Hopefully the discussion that follows will help prepare you for the process, so that you understand what is happening and how you may be impacted as a West Hartford homeowner. The Big Picture Connecticut towns generate a significant portion of their revenue from