DIY: Don't pay for home reassessment


Falling home prices across the country have at least one bit of good news for homeowners -- They can have their homes reassessed and property taxes reduced if the market value is less than the assessed value.

It's free to make the request, and many counties have the forms online to print out and mail back. Not much information is needed either: Parcel number, name, and some comparable home prices in your neighborhood, along with some other minor information to identify yourself and property.