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How do you have property appraised in Levy County?

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Property owners in Levy County, Florida, can have their property appraised by contacting the Levy County Property Appraiser. Florida law requires properties to be inspected by a property appraiser every five years.

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As of April 2015, the Levy County Property Appraiser's office is located at 355 South Court Street in Bronson, Florida. Its phone number is 352-486-5222, and its fax number is 352-486-5187.

Levy County offers property owners several tax exemptions, and the property appraiser has information on each exemption. The $25,000 Homestead Exemption is available to anyone who has legal title to real property in Florida. The person must reside on the property on January 1 of each year and make the property his permanent home.

Any resident of Florida who is a widow or widower can claim the $500 Widow or Widower Exemption. Property owners over age 65 may be eligible for the $25,000 Senior Exemption. Property owners who are permanently and totally disabled are exempt from all taxation.

The property appraiser is responsible for determining a fair market value of real and personal property located within the county and does not levy or collect taxes. Current real estate listings and sales determine the market value of a property. Levy County defines the market value of a property as the price that most people would pay to purchase the property in its current condition.

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