Charlottesville real estate assessments are up 18.8% this year, John Yellig writes in today’s Daily Progress. Some areas increased by as much as 39%, while some were as low as 7%. Note that this is only a calculation of the market value of the house — the rate reflects the realities of soaring real estate prices in the area, and not any taxation decision on the part of the city.
I need a little piece of software that just posts this story February 1 each year. There seems to no longer be any need to write anything different each time around.