Forsyth County, NC Real Estate Tax Assessments

Forsyth County (NC) recently reevaluated all properties in the county. You probably received your 2017 high tax appraisals affect home ownersReappraisal Notice recently. Real estate tax assessments can have a huge impact on property owners. Obviously, a tax appraisal determines the amount of taxes a Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons, Lewisville, Pfafftown, or Rural Hall homeowner pays yearly on their property.  If your tax appraisal is much higher than it should be, you are potentially paying thousands of dollars in taxes that you should not be paying.

Tax appraisals can also have a significant impact on Forsyth County homeowners who are attempting to sell their home.  If a Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons, Lewisville, Pfafftown or Rural Hall home has higher taxes than it should, potential buyers could be scared away. These potential buyers are
shopping for homes that have low taxes and might not look at a home because the taxes are higher than other homes in the same neighborhood. So it is important that your assessed tax value is accurate. 

Is Your Forsyth County, NC Tax Reappraisal Too High?

Do you think your your county valued your home too high on your tax appraisal? Our FREE online property valuation will give you a report on your property in seconds by clicking the following link Forsyth County NC Property Values

You will know RIGHT AWAY what your home is worth in today's real estate market. It may be worth more than you think and you might like to sell because the market is hot! 

If you decide to protest, Forsyth County's deadline is June 30th. However, we can give you some direction on how to appeal. If you are thinking about selling, I can help with that too! Inventories are low and the Clemmons and Lewisville real estate markets are both in the top 10 best in the state ( I can list your property and get it sold for you quickly for top dollar. 


How to Appeal Your Forsyth County Property Tax Assessment

There are two methods for taxpayers to appeal a property reappraisal: Informal and formal.

  1. If you want to make an informal appeal, you must do it early. You should contact the tax assessor’s office within 15 days of receiving your new notice of value.
  2. If you're unhappy with the informal appeal or you miss the informal appeal deadline, you can make a formal appeal – or simply skip the informal appeal and file directly for the formal appeal.  For 2017, the deadline is June 30th for formal appeals. You can do this by mail or electronically.  If you wish to do so electronically, you must first sign up for paperless enotices. You can do so at the following link: Forsyth County NC eNotice Signup

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or I can help with any of your real estate needs.