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Welcome to the website of MJT Appraisal Service located in Long Valley, New Jersey. MJT and its principal, Michael Tafuni have been providing quality, professional and timely appraisals since 1995. MJT is a certified appraisal service providing appraisals for Lending Institutions, Tax Professionals, Attorneys and the General Public.  Our geographic service area includes Northern and Central New Jersey counties including but not limited to the following listed towns.

Appraisal Services Include:

  • Tax Appeals and Consulting
  • Bankruptcy Appraisals
  • Divorce Settlement
  • FHA Approved
  • Estate Planning
  • Foreclosures/REO Appraisals
  • Private Seller -Market Analysis
  • Date of Death Valuations

 Service Areas Covered :


Bergen County - Bergenfield, Franklin Lakes, Hackensack, Ridgewood , Teaneck and surrounding towns. 

Essex County- Belleville, Fairfield , Livingston, Montclair, Nutley, Verona and surrounding towns. 

Hunterdon County- Clinton , Flemington , Holland , Raritan , Tewksbury and surrounding towns.

Middlesex County- East Brunswick, Edison, New Brunswick , Piscataway and surrounding towns.

Morris County- Boonton, Chester , Denville, Jefferson, Morristown, Randolph and surrounding towns.

Passaic County-Clifton , Little Falls, Paterson, Totowa, Wayne, West Milford and surrounding towns.

Somerset County - Bedminister, Bridgewater, Franklin, Hillsborough, Somerville and surrounding towns.

Sussex County- Andover, Newton , Sparta , Vernon, Wantage and surrounding towns. 

Union County - Clark , Elizabeth , Plainfield , Summit , Union and surrounding towns.

Warren County- Allamuchy , Blairstown , Hackettstown , Phillipsburg , Washington and surrounding towns. 

                                                     TAX APPEALS

New Jersey is recognized as one of the highest taxed states in the country. Property values have declined on average 25-30% from the peak levels. As a result of the declining market, now may be the best time to reduce your property taxes.

MJT Appraisal Service can provide a property appraisal to detemine if your property qualifies for an appeal. An appraisal is the most credible evidence of your property value. Determining your properties' value requires understanding the local market based on comparable sales data and public records.

As a homeowner, you have the legal right to appeal your property taxes without the use of an attorney or appraiser. The necessary petition forms can be found at the following website Additional information required will be reviewing the assessors property record card for accuracy, measuring your gross living area, analyzing comparable sales data, determining useable sales for an appeal and providing a true market value as of October 1,2015.

Homeowners saved on average $3000 on their annual tax bill last year using our service to appeal their property taxes.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss your property assessments and if there is supportable evidence to appeal your taxes. In most cases, we will be able to determine if your tax assessments are within the acceptable range to appeal.


Office ( 908) 876-5214                                    Cell  ( 908) 310-8340



Michael J Tafuni - RC - 4200175600