How do I know if my property has been correctly valued?
  • To view how your value was calculated, visit the Notice of Valuation Archive Viewer ( and click on “Calculation Ladder – Adjustment Values”. This document shows how different key attributes, property characteristics, and their respective adjustments impact the value of a property. Review the information in the “Property Characteristics” column of the Calculation Ladder to see if it accurately reflects your property.  
  • You can also review the Detailed Data information for your property located on the Property Information Search & Maps page of the Assessor’s website for your schedule or on your Notice of Valuation to see if we have the correct information and characteristics listed for your property. Go to the Summit County GIS Parcel Query Tool page at: and enter your schedule number where indicated under “Search Options” to find your property and then click on the “Get Detailed Data” tab located directly below the map.
  • Review the Current Market Sales Data Lists spreadsheets on the Assessor’s website at to identify sales of similar properties that you think are comparable to yours and compare them to the sales listed on your Notice of Valuation to see if your value is fair and equitable.

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1. Why did I receive a Notice of Valuation?
2. Is a Notice of Valuation a bill?
3. How are my property taxes calculated?
4. How does a value change affect my property taxes?
5. What is my “Schedule” or “Account” number?
6. How is property valued for taxation purposes?
7. Where can I find sales used from the data collection period?
8. A similar property in my neighborhood just sold for lower than the value of my property. Why isn’t that sale considered to adjust my value lower?
9. Why is my value higher than my neighbor’s if our properties are the same?
10. How do I know if my property has been correctly valued?
11. What is the Calculation Ladder?
12. How can I view the adjustments to the sales used to value my property?
13. I haven’t made changes to my property, but my value and taxes have gone up. Why?
14. My single family home shows the value split into a land value and an imp value. How is the value of the land determined?
15. Does my Notice of Value include the Senior or Veteran’s deduction?
16. What is “time trending” and how does it affect my property’s value?
17. Why doesn’t my Notice of Value have comparable sales listed?