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King County property tax bills are coming, and the housing market slowdown won’t lower your bill

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This is Green Lake, North of downtown Seattle, seen in the distance. There’s a three-mile walking and bike path around the lake.  This view is looking South.  Taken May 17. 2018. 206324 206324

The single biggest reason your property taxes go up is because of voters and politicians raising rates — not because home values have skyrocketed in recent years.

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