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The Appraiser’s mission is to discover, accurately list, and value all taxable property in the county in a equitable and fair manner.
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RESULTS OF THE MARKET STUDY ANAYLSIS
FOR PRATT COUNTY
FOR THE ASSESSMENT YEAR 2023
JANUARY 1, 2023
PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 1995 SUUPP. 79-146a
“A study of the residential real estate market of newer houses, i.e. built after 1959, indicated that there is an overall positive trend of 6.1% per year.”
“A study of the residential real estate market of older houses indicated that there is an overall positive trend of 6.1% per year.”
A study of the commercial market does not show a negative or positive trend over all due to different structures being affected differently.
VACANT LAND MARKET:
A study of the real estate market for vacant lots indicated that the market is stable with no general upward or downward trend.
Values on specific properties may not follow the general trend because of changes in the property, correction of descriptive information or adjustment of values based on sales of similar properties.
In accordance with the provision in K.S.A. 79-1476, the Kansas Division of Property Valuation is required to annually furnish each county with the results of its study relating to changes, if any, of the use value of agricultural land. Changes can and do occur as a result of several factors including change in cropping practices, commodity prices and production costs.