2011 Property Tax Revaluation

Local News
12:23 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Review Finds MeckCo Unfairly Assessed Property Values In Some Areas

A map of Mecklenburg County where red indicates sampled neighborhoods with "major" equity problems.
Mecklenburg County

The Mecklenburg County assessors’ office has been dogged by complaints that it made significant errors when it revalued property in 2011.

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3:56 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Review Finds Major Problems With Meck Tax Reappraisal

An independent review of Mecklenburg County's 2011 property tax reappraisal found "major" problems in neighborhoods spread across the county.

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Local News
4:48 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Fixing Revaluation Flaws Faces Hurdles

Witt Putney of Pearson's Appraisal Service explains a wall-sized map of Mecklenburg County showing hundreds of 2011 property valuations the firm is reviewing.
Credit Julie Rose

Property owners hoping to learn if the 2011 tax values assigned to their neighborhoods will be re-done because of errors will have to wait at least a few more weeks. The firm hired by Mecklenburg County to evaluate the property revaluation process will not share details of its findings until a county commission meeting on Nov. 13.  And even then, there are significant hurdles in fixing whatever flaws the firm uncovers.

Cornelius resident Bob Deaton and many more like him have no doubt what Pearson’s Appraisal Service will find in reviewing the county’s 2011 revaluation.

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