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July 19, 2013

County's assessed value rates stabilize

Only Center Township had a decrease for 2013

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Residents may notice an increase in their assessed value because of the sale price of homes in the neighborhood and a possible site inspection, Shepherd said.

“Right now we’re in the process of restructuring our neighborhoods,” she said. “We want to insure the comparable sales are more reliable.”

Parameters being used will not just be the geographic location of a property, but the age and size of a house.

“Some will go up, some will go down,” Shepherd said.

More info The gross assessed value for the townships in Howard County for 2013 taxes due in 2014. Chart shows township, 2013 and 2014 gross assessed value and percentage of change. Information provided by the Howard County Assessor's office. Township 2013 G.A.V. 2014 G.A.V. % change Center Township $2,254,200,100 $2,206,023,000 2 percent decline Clay Township $254,367,600 $254,277,800 no change Ervin Township $163,922,100 $166,455,900 2 percent increase Harrison Township $583,367,500 $595,887,100 2 percent increase Honey Creek Township $110,483,300 $114,308,200 3 percent increase Howard Township $230,720,900 $237,077,600 3 percent increase Jackson Township $52,180,700 $54,367,700 4 percent increase Liberty Township $262,960,900 $264,777,100 1 percent increase Monroe Township $93,461,800 $97,999,300 5 percent increase Taylor Township $444,024,400 $447,160,800 1 percent increase Union Township $78,034,900 $77,685,200 no change

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