How is Market Value Determined?
The real estate market sets the value of your property. Our Assessors measure that market utilizing mass appraisal techniques, which determine property values by grouping similar properties as of a specific date. Market value assessments may vary depending on geographic location, building style and size of property. All assessments are prepared in accordance with the Municipal Government Act and the requirements of the Matters Relating to Assessment and Taxation Regulation.

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1. Why did I receive an Assessment Notice for a property I sold?
2. How do I view historical assessment values for my property?
3. Why didn't I receive an Assessment Notice for a property I purchased?
4. Why does my assessment say “improved”?
5. How can I get another copy of my assessment notice or tax bill?
6. How do I update my mailing address?
7. How do I update my school support declaration?
8. Will my taxes increase if my property assessment increases?
9. Why do I receive my assessment notice before my property tax bill?
10. How is Market Value Determined?
11. Is GST included in the assessment of my home?
12. How do I know my value is reasonable?
13. How do renovations or additions affect my assessment?
14. Why do I pay school taxes when I don't have children going to school?
15. How and where can I pay my taxes?