Assessments in the Mail

In the next few days, owners of more than 212,000 properties throughout the Okanagan will  receive their 2017 assessment notices in the mail.

Deputy Assessor Tracy Wall says they vary from no increase to 30%, with the highest increases in Kelowna .

Increases in the North Okanagan range from 3.6% in Spallumcheen to the highest in Enderby at 8.3.
in Vernon the average home went from $412,800 to $444,100.  Coldstream has the most expensive properties at $581,000.

Of the most expensive properties in the Okanagan, the most expensive in our region is #33 on the list, a property on Kalavista Drive valued at $5,376,00.

Here's the North Okanagan Average Assessments:

Armstrong    $ 312,000     $ 330,500    +5.9%
Enderby    $ 242,300     $ 262,300    +8.3%
Vernon    $ 412,800     $ 444,100    +7.6%
Vernon (Strata)$ 219,100     $ 230,900    +5.4%
Coldstream    $ 543,600    $ 581,300    +6.9%
Salmon Arm    $ 350,500    $ 375,900    +7.2%
Spallumcheen$ 360,900    $ 374,000    +3.6%
Sicamous    $ 298,500    $ 317,700    +6.4%
Lumby    $ 265,500    $ 280,800    +5.8%

Anyone who want to appeal has to submit it  by January 31st, for an independent review by a Property Assessment Review Panel.