Home Sales Surge, Pushing Property Values Higher in Walker County

Houses

Strong home sales over the past year continued to push property values higher in Walker County. Recently mailed assessment notices show another substantial increase in value for many home and land owners. "There are places where a couple of years ago, we had a house that sold for $200,000. Last year it sold for $300,000. … Continue reading Home Sales Surge, Pushing Property Values Higher in Walker County

Walker County to Launch Brownfield Assessment Program

Photo of the Peerless Mill in Rossville, GA

LaFayette, GA - Walker County and the cities of Chickamauga, LaFayette and Rossville will share a $500,000 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to perform brownfield assessments and develop cleanup plans on up to 30 sites. A number of sites will be assessed with redevelopment in mind. They include the Crystal Springs Print … Continue reading Walker County to Launch Brownfield Assessment Program

Chief Appraiser Provides Report on 2021 Property Assessments

Houses

The hot housing market is impacting property values nationwide, including Walker County. Recently mailed assessment notices show a substantial increase in value for many property owners. “Numerous people are moving into the area from California, New Jersey and Texas,” according to Terry Gilreath, Chief Appraiser. “People are paying more than the asking price and what … Continue reading Chief Appraiser Provides Report on 2021 Property Assessments

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-24-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioner’s meeting on 6-24-21: Resolutions to appoint members to the following boards: Rossville Library Board, Chickamauga Library Board, Board of Assessors Annual Property Assessment Report Proclamation of Appreciation for Farrell Brown Proclamation of Appreciation for Public Health Professionals LMJC Drug Court report and grant approvals Automatic Aid agreement … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-24-21

Walker County Assessor’s Office to Resume Work Outside the Office

Lobby of Walker County Tax Assessors Office

Due to the recent Notice of Assessments that were mailed out on May 20, 2020, the Walker County Assessor’s Office will be resuming work outside of the office.  We are currently receiving appeals on property values and we will begin reviewing these properties as soon as possible.  For any that are apprehensive about having on-site … Continue reading Walker County Assessor’s Office to Resume Work Outside the Office

Walker County Assessors Office Reopens to Public

Lobby of assessors office

Rock Spring, GA - The Walker County Assessors Office has reopened to the public. This office is located at 122 Hwy 95 in Rock Spring on the second floor of the Local Government Services Building. Additional safety precautions have been implemented to protect team members and the public amid COVID-19. Plexiglass dividers have been installed … Continue reading Walker County Assessors Office Reopens to Public