Where bad choices make good stories
I wonder how long it takes to mow that. Or is that a cornfield ? I can tell.
Depending on the lawnmower, a few hours or all day; likewise how many people are working. It takes me around 4-5 hours to mow 2 acres with 42" walkbehind, rough ground.- Arc
I saw farmers do that in my area, until the multi-million dollar tax assessment hit them. They were then forced to sell, because they couldn't earn enough to pay the taxes on the property.Steve
yeah. that is how they make farmers sell. pay off the tax man and get the rates up thru the roof. the farmer tries to fight it, but will always lose in the end to the taxman. funny how it always comes back around to the taxman ? dave in pa.
Multi-million dollar tax assessment eh? Where's this farm, on top of an apartment building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan?
Yup, absolutely. New world order is here. You don't own anything, you just rent it from the govt. Same as it ever was.
Starker here,I believe the poster was describing the "Assessed Value" of the land. In many areas farmers are assessed at a lower per acre rate than "developed" land or even non-developed non-farm. Once it falls below a certain acreage it can lose farm status. Or they just rezone it as residential. At which point land valued at $100K & taxed at 5mils becomes $1.5M at 11mils. Do the math. My uncle's family had 500 acres in Pa, it's been cut down to 6, & the sign at the driveway reads "Tax Poor Acres".
Nothing for cover, nothing obstructing the view. Nice kill zone.
Developers are a scourge of the earth.No parcel should be less than 40acres. Or at the very least 5
Put a sock in that shit. We've got enough zoning ordinances, we don't need any more!
I have 0 zoning ordinances. Because the developers are still 30mi away
Reminds me of Central Park in NYC.
Late friend of my mothers died and her kids sold the property. It was an old classic colonial in the middle of a large space of beautifully landscaped land. The developer torn down the 18th Century carriage house and put up two ugly, over-sized houses on each side of the now out of place old home. If it hadn't been protected by the historical commission it would have been torn down also. Developers suck.
Razor wire on the wall. Only way to go. Yes. the tax man is the bane of my existence.
When I see something like that one song comes to mind:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AkoPCXZ_K4&pp=ygUhbGl0dGxlIGJveGVzIG1hZGUgb2YgdGlja3kgdGFja3kg
They tried this in the north burbs of Chicago. The 2 brothers that owned adjoining farms incorporated their own township. Stopped that steal.
Property taxes really should be unconstitutional. I bought it, it's mine, you can go hang, damnit!-John G
I found out with my first house that I didn’t own it, I just rented it from the government. JFM
More power to that guy, but I bet bet he could get a nice chunk of change for that property. If true, why stay? Why live in an island in a sea of crap?
Wild guess, he was born there? Got married there. His kids were born there. And his parents graves are there.
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