Who determines the market value?
The Onslow County Office of Tax Administration does not create market value.
Market Value is established by sales transactions of real estate between willing buyers and sellers (real property).
These transactions are referred to as sales.

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1. What is the Board of Equalization & Review?
2. How do I find a land/building breakdown for condominium values?
3. How do I determine square footage for individual condominium units?
4. Are your measurements OUTSIDE or INSIDE?
5. Do you physically measure the dwelling or use plans?
6. How often are revaluations done? When is the next one?
7. I have three (3) bedrooms in my home. Your system says four.
8. How can I determine how much the taxes will be for a newly constructed home?
9. What if my land does not pass the percolation (perk) test and has not in years?
10. The square footage on my fee appraisal is different from tax records.
11. Do I need to be home when an appraiser visits?
12. An appraiser's card was left on my door. Why were they here?
13. When does the appraiser visit my home to appraise it?
14. Why is sale price for my house more than your assessed value?
15. Who do you contact for City or Town Nuisance liens?
16. I no longer own this piece of property?
17. What are the requirements for the Present-Use program?
18. My home is not worth the value you have it assessed for. How is this value determined?
19. How do I find out about buying surplus property?
20. How can I file an appeal?
21. How do I appeal online?
22. When can I appeal?
23. Will my current fee appraisal, HUD statement, or refinance be enough to lower my value?
24. How often are revaluations done?
25. If my value is lowered can I get a refund for prior years?
26. What is Revaluation (General Reappraisal)?
27. Will you accept my fee appraisal as supporting documentation for an appeal?
28. What is Market Value?
29. Why is a revaluation done?
30. Who determines the market value?
31. How is my property value determined?
32. Who Appraised My Property?
33. What Are The Appraisals Based On?
34. What if I don't agree with the value of my property?
35. What if my property will not pass a percolation ( perk) test?
36. Do I need to come to my appeal hearing with the Board of E&R?
37. Can a tax representative present my case before the Board of E&R?
38. Can a family member appeal my case before the Board of E&R?
39. What are valid sales that I can submit to support my opinion of value?