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Real Estate Assessor

Important Information

The July 1, 2014 Reassessment process is winding down and proposed values will be mailed to property owners on Friday, March 7th. Informal appeals will be heard by the Assessor’s staff through Thursday, May 8th and the deadline for filing a formal Board of Review Appeal is Friday, May 30th.

The Office of the Real Estate Assessor is available to answer taxpayer questions at any time during the year. If you have questions concerning your assessed value or property information, please call (757) 823-1343

2013 Annual Report

Office of the Real Estate Assessor 2013 Annual Report

What We Do
Real estate property in the City of Norfolk is assessed annually on July 1 and, by law, the assessed value is required to be 100% of the estimated fair market value. To ensure accuracy and uniformity of assessments for almost 74,000 properties, the appraisal staff reviews and analyzes sales information throughout the city to account for changes in value due to market fluctuations, as well as updates the records to reflect any new buildings, additions, renovations, land subdivisions, etc.

The assessor’s office also keeps track of ownership changes, maintains maps of parcel boundaries, updates descriptions of building and property characteristics, administers the Abatement Program for eligible renovated properties, and determines eligibility of applications for tax exempt status.

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