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1. Where can I find the detail on my property?
2. What do the assessors look at when determining an assessment?
3. How do I know if my valuation is fair and equitable?
4. How can my assessed value increase (or decrease) when I did not do anything to the property in 5 years and I am not selling the property?
5. What will happen if I put an addition on my property? Are the actual construction costs of a new home used to determine the new assessment?
6. Why did my valuation change from the prior year’s valuation more (or less) than my neighbor’s?
7. I think my assessment is out of line with my neighbor’s property, whose property is assessed lower. What do I do if I want my assessment to be as low as theirs?
8. I recently purchased my home for a price which is different than the valuation for this year. How is this possible?

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1. What is mass appraisal?
2. What is market value?
3. How often does the valuation of properties change?
4. When my neighbor’s house sells, will their price determine my assessment?
5. How is the calendar year different from the fiscal year?

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1. Where can I get more information on the assessment process?
2. Where can I get a copy of the deed to my property?
3. Where can I get information and maps of Concord?

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1. What’s the difference between an abatement and an exemption?
2. Are there other ways to reduce my taxes?
3. Does the property record card reflect any exemptions to which I may be entitled?
4. What if I feel the value of my property value is overstated?
5. Do I have to apply for an abatement every year if I received one in the past?
6. What if I am not satisfied with the result of the abatement hearing?

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1. Why does the Assessor need to enter my house?
2. Will an inspection change the value of my house?
3. What happens if I refuse to allow the property lister to enter my home?
4. Will I be penalized if I allow the assessors in and my neighbor does not?

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1. How is the tax rate calculated?
2. How will the new valuation affect my tax bill? If my assessment went down, how can my tax bill go up?
3. How can my tax bill go up more than 2.5%? Doesn’t Proposition 2 ½ limit the tax increase?
4. I cannot afford this tax bill (on fixed income, lost my job, have financial issues). Can’t the Assessors lower this assessment to accommodate this situation?