- A County Assessor is responsible for appraising and assessing a property in order to determine its value.
- This procedure is important in order to establish the correct amount of taxes that the property owner would need to pay.
- A County Assessor would be responsible for appraising and assessing several types of properties.
- Some common types of property that need appraisals include agricultural and residential properties.
- Depending on the area a County Assessor works in, they may provide appraisals for entire neighborhoods all at once.
- They can do this by using a procedure created to perform mass appraisals.
- This procedure can be implemented with the help of computer systems and programs.
- In the case a property owner contests an appraisal the County Assessor would need to use a single property procedure in order to resolve the challenge.
- Some counties and jurisdictions have a predetermined schedule created to provide reevaluations and a County Assessor would need to appraise according to the timetable.
- A County Assessor would then confirm and certify the appraisal after the reevaluation.
- After a reevaluation and reassessment, a County Assessor would be responsible for contacting the property owner regarding the updated assessment.
- They may contact property owners by mailing notices and details regarding the final assessment.
- One important aspect of a County Assessor’s job is to be fully knowledgeable of tax assessment procedures in case property owners request further information regarding the assessment.
- County Assessor would have to defend their assessment and be able to explain their process.
- In addition to the appraising and assessing duties, a County Assessor would also be responsible for administrative and clerical duties.
Deputy Assessor/Real Estate