Property taxes are up an average of 15% across the board, but has your home’s assessed value risen by even more than that? Here’s how we can help you protest that value.

Buying a home? Search All Homes
Need a confidential seller consultation? Contact Me


2019 is a tax assessment year, and I’ve been receiving phone calls from homeowners who have received notice of their property taxes increasing by 25% and 35%. They’re asking me what to do, so I wanted to give my advice to all of you today. 

On average, property taxes have increased by 15% between 2017 and 2018. There are several sources that indicate that some of the properties in the more affordable neighborhoods have increased even more significantly.

“You can use this information to make a formal appeal.”

A lot of property owners feel that they are being assessed at values that are much higher than what they could sell for today. If you feel the same way, our team can provide you with the most recent and accurate comparable home sales that the county should be using to assess the property values. You can use this information to make a formal appeal to the St. Louis County Board of Equalization. 

In addition, we can point you in the direction of a professional who can assist you with the entire process and complete the appeal process on your behalf. If you have any questions for me about your current situation or about anything else related to real estate, don’t hesitate to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Check out these recent articles:

Assessment process in St. Louis County ‘isn’t working,’ appeals official says as he quits

Unexpected home value increases cause worry about taxes among St. Louis area residents