Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 6:00 am (Updated: September 15, 6:20 am)
Many years ago, my wife and I purchased two lots on the lake to build on when we retire.
We built a new house, doing nearly all the finishing work myself to save money.
When I saw the recent lot reassessments I almost had a stroke — nearly DOUBLE?
Worse, my neighbor’s lot, very small but yes, on the lake, went from an appraised value of $175,000 to; get this, $377,000 — for a lot. He’d gladly sell it for that.
I’m trying to sell my other lot and the appraised value is not even close to the county appraisal.
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