Did you receive a property assessment in the mail in mid-February? Did you look at it and think, “That’s ridiculous–this house isn’t worth $XXX,XXX” and then went on with your life and completely forgot about it? That’s okay. Don’t freak out. Well, maybe freak out a little because you only have until March 31st to submit the First Level Review, aka the “You Guys Have to Be Nuts” appeal. Philadelphia Magazine Real Estate Editor Liz Spikol (yes, I’m speaking about myself in the third person) explains what to do next–from within a room with calming pink walls.
• Download the First Level Review Request Form by clicking here [City of Phila]
• First-Level Review & Appeals [City of Phila]
• OPA’s video about the assessment appeal [City of Phila on YouTube]