Assessment Appeal Services
Most localities determine your property tax burden based on an ad valorem assessment of the property’s value. Occasionally, as a property owner, you get an unwanted surprise in the mail telling you your taxes are increasing, and it may seem that the assessed value is higher than what the property would sell for.
Often, matters like this can be resolved with a phone call. However, if after discussing your assessment with your local taxing authority, you still feel as though your property assessment is higher than the current market value, a professional, independent appraiser is usually the best way to prove your case. This is where we come in.
There are as many different procedures for appealing assessments as there are property-taxing districts, so it’s important to enlist the help of a professional appraisal firm that’s experienced and trained in the ins and outs of your particular jurisdiction.
Please note: It makes sense to do your own research before determining whether to go forward with a property assessment appeal, especially before you make the decision to hire a professional appraiser. When you hire us for an assessment appeal, you’re commissioning an independent, third-party professional appraisal report. As such, we conduct our own evaluation, beginning to end. If you’re correct in believing your property has been overvalued, for example, an independent appraisal report such as ours will likely be more persuasive than research you might do on your own.
Sometimes, you will have a hearing on your assessment appeal and will need the appraiser you’ve hired to testify on your behalf. Be assured that at Phoenix Appraisal Network, we are able to professionally and persuasively testify at appeal hearings. Browse our website to learn more about our qualifications, expertise, and services offered.