Reasons for Appeal

July 31, 2014

After evaluating the market value on the assessment notice, there are three main grounds for an appeal:

1) Error in property description; such as having a basement when there is a crawl space

2) Uniformity; similar houses should have similar values.

3) Market Value; shown by a recent purchase price, a recent appraisal or comparable sales. This is the most common.

Again it is advisable to discuss your assessment with my office prior to filing a formal appeal the Lake County Board of Review

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