HERE IS HOW TO BE SURE, FOR FREE, YOUR PROPERTY ISN’T OVERTAXED DUE TO MISTAKES, OUT OF DATE INFORMATION, MARKET TRENDS, OR MARKET ERRORS
This website will help you determine if your Vermont Property Taxes are too high, too low, or just about right.
You will find information in the following pages to help you decide if you should file an assessment grievance with the Listers. If you decide an appeal is warranted, you will learn what information you need to present to the Listers as well as the steps involved to have a successful appeal.
This website has a free section as well as a paid section. In the free area is the Grand List for your town as well as information on how to conduct your own assessment appeal. This area also contains studies conducted by the Vermont Property Valuation and Review Department. These studies are performed by the State to determine at what level the Grand List is when compared to market value. These studies are very important when appealing your property assessment.
The paid section contains all the property transfers from your town. When appealing your assessment you may want to subscribe to this area, however you do not need to. This area will help you find the most recent sales data available for comparable properties. You can find the same data at the town clerk’s office. The paid area of this site simply makes it easier to locate the sales data you need.
Many appraisers, real estate agents, and other real estate professionals subscribe to the paid area to obtain the most up-to-date on-line data available for property transfers in Vermont. This data includes sellers and buyers of property, addresses, sale prices & dates, deed references, type of property, etc. The sales are mapped on Google Maps to help make locating the comparable sales easier.