Archives: FAQs

How can I attend Open Book?

Contact the Assessor’s Office on of two ways: Submit a request through the Accurate Assessor website. Call Accurate Assessor at (920) 749-8098 during their business hours, Monday through Thursday, 8am to 3:30pm and Friday, 8am-12pm.

If my value did not change, may I contest my 2023 assessment?

Yes. Regardless of whether it is a revaluation or maintenance assessment, property owners have the right to contest their assessment each year. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) provides many useful guides. The Guide for Property Owners describes the assessment process including Open Book and Board of Review processes.

Do all assessments change at the same rate?

There are differences between individual properties and between neighborhoods. In one area the sales may indicate a substantial increase in value in a given year. In another neighborhood there may be no change in value, or even a decrease in property values. Different types of properties within the same neighborhood may also show different value … Continued

Will my assessment go up if I repair my property?

Good maintenance will help retain the market value of your property. Generally, your assessment will not be increased for individual minor repairs such as those that follow; however, a combination of several of these items could result in an increased assessment. Repairing concrete walks and driveways Replacing gutters and downspouts Replacing hot water heater Repairing … Continued

What will happen to my assessment if I improve my property?

Generally speaking, improvements that increase the market value of a property will increase the assessed value. The following are typical items that will increase the assessed value of your property: Added rooms or garages Replacing asbestos or wood siding with aluminum or vinyl siding Substantial modernization of kitchens or baths Central air conditioning Fireplaces Extensive … Continued

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