City Assessor's Office

City of Lakes Building
309 2nd Ave. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Call 311 or (612) 673-3000
Fax (612) 673-3538

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday
 

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Contact: Matt Lindstrom, 612-673-2148

City appraisers reviewing properties in Victory, Marcy-Holmes and Lowry Hill neighborhoods.

April 29, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) Appraisers from the City of Minneapolis Assessor’s Office will soon be conducting an official review of residential properties in the Victory, Marcy-Holmes and Lowry Hill neighborhoods. 

State law requires that appraisers from the City of Minneapolis physically review all properties in the city once every five years. This ensures that the Assessor’s Office has the most current and accurate information to properly value your property and all properties throughout the city. Appraisers carry a City identification card and are required to show it if asked. 

Appraisers will be viewing the exterior of the resident’s property and will knock on their door to verify property information (if resident is home). Appraisers may also ask for permission to view the interior of the home (at the time of the review or at a later time via appointment) depending on if there are data discrepancies, such as changes in condition.  

If residents have any questions about property reviews, please contact the Assessor’s Office at 612-673-2483. 

 

VIDEO: How Do Assessors Determine Our Home's Worth?

If you feel a mistake has been made in valuing your property, we encourage you to contact our office. We can review the property characteristics and appraisal methods used to determine your most recent assessed value. Our knowledgeable staff is available to assist you. Call 311 or (612) 673-3000.

Please note: There are deadlines if you want to request an appeal. Please refer to the Assessment Appeals Process for further information.

Senior Citizens Property Tax Deferral Program

The Senior Citizens Property Tax Deferral Program is meant to help seniors who are having difficulty paying their homestead property taxes. You may qualify for the program if both of the following are true

-- You or your spouse is age 65 or older.

-- Your household income is $60,000 or less.

How does it work?

If you enroll, the amount of property tax you pay is limited to 3 percent of your total household income for as long as you participate in the program. Any tax above that amount is temporarily paid by the state on your behalf.

This deferred tax must be repaid (with interest) to the state when you sell or transfer your home, or when your property no longer qualifies for the program.

For program details, enrollment and repayment information:
Read our fact sheet, Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral
See Form CR-SCD, Property Tax Deferral for Senior Citizens


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Last updated Apr 29, 2015