Property Record Card

An example of a property record card.

Block Number 1:  Parcel Identifier

This section indicates the map block and lot of property per Assessor's cadastral map.

Block Number 2:  Name & Address

This block indicates the name and address of the owner or owners of record.

Block Number 3:  Property Factors & History of Property

This section includes:

  • Building permit records
  • Exemptions and other assessments
  • Field listers visit history
  • Property factors
    • Topography
    • Utilities
    • Streets
    • Roads
    • Location
  • Record of ownership

These factors are not value determinants. They are informational only.

Notes Section

Notes include any information pertaining to the property:

  • Any relevant info that might affect the assessment
  • Color of house
  • Condition
  • Status of construction
  • Rental income, if any

Block Number 4:  Assessment & Valuation Summary

This includes multi-parcel properties; lots that include more than one building.

Block Number 5:  Land Valuation Section

This section of the property record card represents the different multipliers that are used to calculate the land value, such as site index, condition factors, etc.

An example of a property record card.

Block Number 6:  Construction Detail

This section lists all physical attributes used to determine replacement cost new. Examples of these attributes include:

  • Style
  • Grade
  • Number of stories
  • Occupancy
  • Number of bedrooms and baths

Cost Market Approach

This approach is based on market-adjusted costs, which is derived from the Marshall-Swift Cost Handbook and adjusted to the local area, based on sales.

Block Number 7:  Outbuildings & Extra Features

This section includes extra feature such as:

  • Fireplaces
  • Detached garage
  • Air conditioning

Block Number 8:  Sketch

Outline of property showing living areas, basements, 2nd floor areas etc.

Block Number 9:  Summary of All Areas

Calculated square footage of all sub-areas of building derived from the sketch.