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2017 Property Valuations: Overall Up, but Not Everywhere

On May 1, county assessors throughout Colorado mailed out valuation notices to all property owners in the state, as they do every two years. The new valuations reflect the appraised value of properties as of June 30, 2016, based on comparable neighborhood sales for the two-year period prior to that. We spoke with Larry Fite, chief appraiser for Pitkin County, and with Eagle County Assessor Mark Chapin, to explore the trends they discovered during the two-year valuation period which began mid-2014 and ended mid-2016. It’s helpful to understand these trends, both to understand how and why property values fluctuate and to get an idea of where things are going. Continue reading

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The Skinny on Property Valuation

Heads up, it’s valuation season. If you’re a property owner in Colorado, at the beginning of May you’ll receive your biennial property valuation notice from the county assessor, reflecting the reassessed value of your property based on comparable sales from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2014. Here’s what you need to know about this valuation period: Continue reading

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Up, Down, and Sideways — it’s property valuation season in PitCo

On May 1, the Pitkin County Assessor’s Office will mail out 2013 property valuations to all County property owners. Since property values help determine taxes to be paid to myriad local taxing districts, and since the methods of determining these values can be mysterious to the average taxpayer, we asked Pitkin County Deputy Assessor and chief appraiser Larry Fite to explain what his office does, and what property owners can expect to see this year with their valuations. Continue reading

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