Homeowners appeal home appraisal values ahead of Wednesday deadline

Homeowners appeal home appraisal values ahead of Wednesday deadline



but first tonight the deadline is near to fight your home appraisal good evening thanks for joining us I'm drew Speier and I'm Sonja tomorrow is the last day to do so and possibly save your family lots of money yes I'll get busy action 10 Seth Kovar he's been busy he's been following this story today and he has some information regarding a lot of people are doing just out of the last second yeah going down to the appraisal district and trying to file that appeal it's sensitive tax stuff though so most of the people I talked to at the Nueces County appraisal district well they didn't really want to talk about their appraisals and their subsequent protests but woman one woman did tell me about a house she owns that still filled with mold from hurricane Harvey but still the county valued it at almost twice what she thinks it's worth I said no this is not right that's Marisela mocks reaction to Nueces county's appraisal of a house in Corpus Christi she owns and is renovating the outside just got painted but check out the pictures of what's inside that small leftover from hurricane Harvey among other problems it's not even finished it's being remodeled the house is in shambles so how can they assess $90,000 on a property that is not even livable you might think that we pull numbers out of the air well we don't know ASIS county chief appraiser Romero Ronnie Canalis says the county masa praises a lot of the decision comes from sales of homes in your neighborhood but he notes that appraisers can only evaluate your home from the outside unless you say something and he hopes you will if for some reason or other you might have a lot of interior problems with a property inside the house then you need to call us a phone call to the appraisal district can get you information but to formally appeal you have to show up in person or return the form you got with your appraisal by mail tomorrow is the deadline for that and it might be a good thing that mati seller got a head start today I'm a little bit concerned because as of today all I was told is to bring my paperwork I don't know whether today I will officially contest the property Marisela is a good example tomorrow's deadline is simply to file that appeal you'll then have several weeks if you need them to make your case I showed you some of the pictures she took of inside of her house well those are great to show to the appraisal district if you're protesting and so would be a list of repairs your home needs from a contractor along with how much they'll cost you reporting live in the studio Seth Kovar Action 10 News

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