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Tech Tool of the Month – TicorAgent One

TicorAgent ONE is a city/county specific closing cost app that comes preloaded with calculations and closing costs for Real Estate professionals. Generate quick and professional seller net sheets and buyer estimates for your clients in just seconds. TicorAgent ONE is jam-packed with features that are sure to wow your clients!

TicorAgent ONE enables you to create and share visually stunning net sheets on the fly:

  • Seller Net Sheets – Make dynamic presentations & offer breakdowns and counters in a snap
  • Buyer Estimates – Get payment info and estimated funds to close in a flash
  • Monthly Affordability – Show your buyer what they can afford based on their desired payment
  • Sell to Net – Seller have net goal in mind? No problem with sell to net
  • Rent vs. Buy – Show renters that buying may better for them than renting

Eliminate guesswork and potential delays by automatically leveraging closing costs and fees specific to your local market!

  • Taxes
  • Title Fees
  • Escrow Rates
  • Closings Costs

TicorAgent ONE gives real estate professionals the confidence to quickly provide accurate answers to the most frequently asked real estate questions and presents information to buyers & sellers in professionally designed layouts.

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Property Tax Cycle & Impound Chart in Oregon

Property Tax Cycle & Impound Chart

Important Dates, Assessment & Tax Rates

Property Assessment

The appraisal process identifies taxable property and assigns a value to it. County
assessors appraise most Oregon property and the property value is determined as of
January 1 each year.

Property subject to taxation includes all privately owned real property (land, buildings,
and fixed machinery and equipment), manufactured homes, and personal property used
in a business. Items with no property tax include:

  • Personal belongings and automobiles.
  • Crops & orchards.
  • Business inventories.
  • Household furnishings.
  • Certain intangible property.

Tax Rates

Taxes are certified by the taxing districts and the county assessor places them on the tax
roll each year in the Fall. Taxes are placed on the tax roll in the form of a rate per $1,000
of assessed value.

When a district certifies a dollar amount tax levy, such as a local option tax or bond
tax, the assessor must calculate a tax rate. To compute a tax rate, the tax levy amount
is divided by the taxable assessed value of the property in the district. This tax rate is
placed on the individual property tax accounts in the district.

The total amount of tax placed on a property is computed by multiplying the property’s
assessed value by the combined tax rates of all the districts in which the property is
located and then adding any assessments.

Does your Real Estate Website new a REFRESH?

Refresh Your Website

Are you looking to refresh your real estate website in just 7 days? Follow this checklist to ensure that your website is up-to-date, easy to navigate, and optimized for search engines.

Day 1: Verify Your URL and IDX Search Function

The first thing you need to check is if your website has a unique, personalized URL. This will make it easier for people to find your website and remember it. You can purchase a domain name from popular domain registrars like GoDaddy or Namecheap.

Next, make sure that your website features an IDX search function for listings. This will allow your visitors to search for homes in their desired location, view photos and property details, and contact you for more information. IDX plugins like IDX Broker or Showcase IDX can easily integrate with your website.

Day 2: Create the Essential Pages

Your website should have a few essential pages that provide valuable information to your visitors. Make sure you have an About Me page, where you can introduce yourself and your team. You should also have separate pages for Buyer and Seller information, as well as content related to any specialty niches you serve, like luxury homes, commercial real estate, or property management. Include testimonials from your satisfied clients to build trust and credibility.

Finally, add a page with local area information to showcase your expertise in the area. This can include information about schools, parks, restaurants, and other attractions that would be useful for potential buyers.

Day 3: Optimize Your Website for SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is crucial to ensure that your website ranks well in search engine results pages (SERPs). Use hyperlocal keywords in your website’s content to increase your visibility in local search results. Add your business address and phone number to your website’s footer and use structured data markup to help search engines understand your website’s content.

Day 4: Ensure Brand Consistency Across Platforms

Your brand should be consistent across all platforms, including your website, social media, Realtor.com, Zillow, Redfin, and any other platforms you use. Make sure your bio, headshot, and logo match across all platforms to create a cohesive and recognizable brand.

Day 5: Check Links and Navigation

Make sure all your links go to the right destination, including your social media links. Check your website’s navigation and ensure that it’s easy to use and intuitive. You should also check the loading speed of your website and make any necessary improvements.

Day 6: Proofread Your Website

Before launching your refreshed website, make sure to have someone proofread it for errors in grammar, spelling, or punctuation. Typos and grammatical errors can make your website look unprofessional and damage your credibility.

Day 7: Plan an Ongoing Content Strategy

Finally, consider implementing an ongoing content strategy, like blogging, podcasting, hosting regular videos, or other types of content that will keep your website fresh and up-to-date. This will help you attract and retain visitors and establish your brand as a thought leader in the industry.

Refreshing your real estate website in just seven days is possible if you follow this checklist. Start with the basics and work your way up to more advanced tasks, like SEO and ongoing content creation. With a little bit of effort and attention to detail, your website can become a valuable asset for your real estate business.

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