What is a lien?
A lien is a judgment against the property that can be collected by foreclosure and sale of the property.

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1. What exemption programs are available?
2. What is personal property?
3. What is real property?
4. What is an appraisal?
5. What is an assessment?
6. What gives the appraiser the right to photograph or enter my property uninvited?
7. Are all individual real property assessments accessible?
8. Why do assessed values change from year to year?
9. What is an assessment notice and when can you expect to receive one?
10. What if you receive your assessment notice and think your assessed value should be different?
11. What if you didn’t receive an assessment notice?
12. What if you and the assessor cannot agree on the valuation?
13. What is the Board of Equalization?
14. What is your responsibility when appealing to the Board of Equalization?
15. What if you do not agree with the board findings?
16. How is the value of the tax base found?
17. How is the property tax determined?
18. What is a mill?
19. What is a mill rate?
20. Who decides what the mill rate will be?
21. How is the mill rate decided?
22. When can you expect to receive a property tax bill?
23. What if you refuse to pay the tax levied?
24. When are taxes due?
25. What is a lien?
26. How long is the redemption period?
27. What if the taxpayer hasn’t redeemed the property by the end of the redemption period?
28. How do I add or remove and owner from a parcel?
29. I was recently married, how do I change my name?
30. I was recently divorced, how do I change my name?
31. My parent died, how does it change ownership?