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Westchester homes sales plunged thanks to the new tax law

7 monthes ago   |   By The Real Deal New York

The new federal tax law is scaring home buyers away from Westchester. Sales in the county, which has the highest property-tax burden in the country, tumbled 18 percent in the second quarter versus a year earlier. That's the most since 2011, Bloomberg reported. Buyers are concerned they won't be able to write off their steep property taxes. The new rules set a $10,000 limit on deductions for state and local taxes - below the $17,179...
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