The Douglas County Assessor has released the preliminary property valuations for 2017, and a lot of people are stunned.
Thousands of homeowners will see a large increase in their property valuation. For example, I will be seeing a 14% increase on my. This is one year after my property was increased 7% because of a state mandate.
If you are concerned with your preliminary property valuation, the Assessor's Office is offering one-on-one informal meetings with your personal appraiser.
From their website...
Starting Jan. 17, 2017, and ending Feb. 10, 2017, you may call (402) 444-6734 to schedule your one-on-one informal meeting with your personal appraiser. Appointments will be scheduled on a first-call, first-serve basis. The last day for meetings is Tuesday, February 28th. You also have the option to mail, e-mail, or drop off any information for an appraiser to review. All information must be received in our office no later than February 28. The Assessor/Register of Deeds' office will post the final 2017 values on our website by May 15, 2017. If you still feel that your value is incorrect, you may file a formal protest with the Douglas County Board of Equalization between June 1, 2017, and June 30, 2017.