Ravi Punia - REALTOR®

Fraser Valley Specialist

FRASER VALLEY REAL ESTATE BLOG POSTS

The deadline to appeal your property assessment by BC Assessment is coming up fast.  The deadline to appeal is January 31, 2022 for the current years assessment.  The valuation date that they used was July 1, 2021.  That means your property assessment shows an estimated value of your home as of that date.


Your property assessment forms the basis on which your property taxes are levied.  The higher your assessment, the more property tax that you pay!  That is why it is very...

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Homeowners in British Columbia whose property is assessed at a value at just under $2 million will still be eligible for the annual homeowner grant.


The BC Government states that the increased threshold means that 92% of residential homeowners will be eligible for the basic grant.  The basic grant, for those who own and live in their home in the Fraser Valley, is valued at $570, with an additional grant amount of $845 for those over age 65 or with a disability.


The homeowner's grant reduces the...

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The 2022 property assessments are now live on BC Assessment's website https://www.bcassessment.ca/.


Their interactive assessment summary map shows what has been widely reported on throughout 2021, that single-family home values have been on fire across the Fraser Valley.  BC Assessment is reporting that the typical single-family home has risen in value as of July 1, 2021 (versus the year prior) as follows:


DELTA - up 31%

SURREY - up 32%

LANGLEY - up 31%

ABBOTSFORD - up 36%

CHILLIWACK - ...

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