Lose Vacant Lot if Don’t Pay Property Taxes or HOA Fees   Question: Twenty years ago my husband and I purchased a lot in northern Arizona. Although there were promises by the developer about development of the entire area, no development has occurred, and no development is anticipated. Every year we pay the property taxes…

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Adverse possession won’t help man keep building   Question:  I recently read in the newspaper about a gentleman who had owned a building for many years in a Maricopa County “island” near Tempe.  The gentleman lost the building because he technically never had title to the land under the building.  Didn’t the gentleman acquire title…

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Lower Taxes If Senior Citizen Owns Home   Question: My husband and I purchased a home in Surprise from a senior citizen who was moving to an assisted living facility. During the escrow period we saw the amount of the property taxes on our home. This year we were surprised to see a significant increase…

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