How Do You Have Property Appraised in Levy County?

How Do You Have Property Appraised in Levy County?

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.

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.