Why am I not being taxed on my sales price?

First, our assessments are based upon a ’mass’ appraisal system; one sale does not set the market. Second, conditions of the sale and whether it was an arms-length transaction are also factors to be considered.

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1. How is residential property appraised?
2. I recently purchased my newer house and there is no improvement value on my tax statement. Why not?
3. You have valued my house for more than it cost me to build it; why is that?
4. I'm going to build a new garage/carport or add concrete/blacktop to my property. What will my taxes be?
5. Are portable buildings and garden sheds taxable?
6. I need an appraisal to get a loan, can you do that for me?
7. Do I have to let an appraiser on my property?
8. Why are my neighbor's taxes lower than mine?
9. Will you review my property value without an appeal being filed?
10. Why am I not being taxed on my sales price?
11. If I find an error in the square footage of my house or the acreage of my property can a correction be made?