Here’s a stunning figure for you: it is estimated, that 70% of property taxes, nation-wide, are wrongly assessed. In the Portland metropolitan area there are over 560,000 tax accounts, paying in excess of over $3 billion annually in property taxes. Yet, less than 1% of taxpayers in the Portland area challenge the assessor’s value. Could YOU be paying too much? With me now is Steve Anderson, Principal Broker with First Class Properties whose experienced staff has handled thousands of property tax appeals in Oregon.