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Larson: Summit County property values boggle the mind

Notices of property valuation for 2013 have arrived, and it is likely you are very happy or very not happy. Yes, the number of sales is low, but what is the method for selecting comps that leads to so much variation. On my block, three houses went up by substantial amounts, while four others went down by substantial amounts. The comps used to arrive at these rates are not the same and in some instances do not even include any of the same properties. Were the choices made at random?

Marina Larson, Silverthorne


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The Summit Daily Updated May 8, 2013 11:39AM Published Jun 3, 2013 12:35PM Copyright 2013 The Summit Daily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.