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Lorton Property Values Go Up

Fairfax County mailed out property assessments last week. How did you do?

Herndon, Lorton and Great Falls saw the greatest increase in residential property values in Fairfax County, according to recently-released assessments by Fairfax County.

The Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration started mailing 352,234 real estate assessment notices to county taxpayers last week, and every community in the county saw an increase in residential property values. 

"Of the 352,234 taxable parcels in the county, 276,121 had some value change," according to Fairfax County

Area 2012 Average Residential Property Values 2013 Average Residential Property Values Percent Change Herndon $406,751 $428,013 5.23% Lorton $332,476 $349,150   5.02% Great Falls $930,477   $971,014  4.36%

"Lorton is one of the fastest growing parts of Fairfax County," said Mount Vernon District Supervisor Gerry Hyland at a ribbon cutting last week. "Residential growth has been absolutely incredible. This is a community that has blossomed. It has almost everything." 

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Sally Spangler May 17, 2013 at 03:52 PM
That's nice! Fairfax County has raised my tax every year in the past 5 years, at least!!! It is not a tax on the actual worth of either the land or the residence, it is a way of making money for the county to pay bigger wages to the supervisors!!!!!!! I'm retired - been retired for over 10 years now. WHERE DOES THE MONEY COME FROM TO PAY FOR THE COUNTY'S MONEY GRUBBING? THE PEOPLE LIVING IN THE COUNTY - WHETHER THEY CAN AFFORD IT OR NOT!!!!!

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