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What will happen to my assessment if I improve my property?

Category: Assessor

Generally speaking, improvements that increase the market value of a property will increase the assessed value. The following are typical items that will increase the assessed value of your property:

  • Added rooms, garages, porches or decks
  • Aluminum or vinyl siding
  • Substantial modernization of kitchens or baths
  • Central air conditioning
  • Fireplaces
  • Extensive remodeling
  • Swimming pool
  • Basement finish (family room, den, etc.)

Updated 2/7/2016 11:39 AM
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