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10 things to understand about appealing your property taxes in San Juan County

November 2017: According to the San Juan County Assessor’s Office 2018 Notices of Value have been mailed out! If you live on Orcas, Lopez, Shaw, Friday Harbor or the outer islands please read my blog about appealing your property taxes. Feel free to contact me at (360)317-5845 or liz@allislandsappraisal.com. Continue reading

Margin of error in Zillow and Redfin value estimates

For all my Zillow and Redfin loving friends. Please read! The margin of error in San Juan County is one of the largest in the state for these AVM’s to be accurate. Recently, Zillow told me my own home dropped in value by 37.5% in one month, using comparable sales from other counties (Whatcom, Lummi Island) and properties that were not even remotely similar in location, view, site or size.

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