Absolutely, and if you don’t hire us we would certainly recommend you carefully review your assessment to determine if an appeal is warranted. The fact of the matter is, dealing with the government is difficult, time consuming and confusing. We know exactly how they operate, how they valued your property, and what it takes to get your assessment lowered.

If you are considering appealing yourself, you should plan on spending several hours of your time researching comparable sales to determine a fair value for your home, possibly having your home appraised ($350), and at least half a day waiting and arguing at the Board of Equalization hearings. It’s like going to the DMV on the last day of the month.