Zillow Advice: Zestimates - Why does Zillow use property tax information a couple years back? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate If they use information in ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ <div style="text-align: left;">If they use information in the:<div>Display/print detailed tax bill &amp; payment coupons&nbsp;<div>link, that is the latest, and free compared to:<br/>billing history<br/><br/><br/>Zillow currently shows 2011 and 2012 has been in that other link for a long time.<br/><br/>I wonder if it's because 2011 is text based and the detailed tax bill is in PDF and that makes it harder to screen scrape.<br/><br/><br/></div></div></div> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ 2013-11-08T15:48:00Z Resources come in all shapes ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ Resources come in all shapes and sizes. Realist which is our primary source of info is at 2012.<br/>Best resources for tax appeals are your local county collector/treasurer&nbsp;and township assessor.<br/><br/><a href="http://www.lakecountyil.gov/Treasurer/payments/Pages/default.aspx" rel="nofollow">http://www.lakecountyil.gov/Treasurer/payments/Pages/default.aspx</a><br/><br/><a href="http://assessor.lakecountyil.gov/Assessments/Township-Assessors/Pages/Township%20Assessor%20Contact-Information.aspx" rel="nofollow">http://assessor.lakecountyil.gov/Assessments/Township-Assessors/Pages/Township%20Assessor%20Contact-Information.aspx</a><br/><br/>Looked into appealing my own taxes and upon doing some research, ALL my neighbors are silly high.<br/>Hard to find assessed valuation comps when there aren't any! Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:34:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ 2013-11-08T15:34:00Z Because that what Is available ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ Because that what Is available free of charge. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ 2013-11-08T14:56:00Z It seems that if you actively ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ It seems that if you actively fight your property taxed compared to your neighbors, your home estimate is really low. &nbsp;Now that my taxes are going back up, it would be nice to see that change. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:22:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-Zillow-use-property-tax-information-a-couple-years-back/518296/ 2013-11-07T21:22:00Z