WATCH: Calvin To has reaction from a Langford resident who was surprised to see her 2018 property assessment.
Quick facts about your property assessment
- Property assessment notices are being mailed out now
- You can also find your property's assessed value at www.bcassessment.ca
- The values are as of July 1, 2017
- According to BC Assessment, most property owners can expect an increase of 10 to 25 per cent
Increases according to municipality
- Metchosin - 25 per cent
- Langford - 21 per cent
- Sidney - 20 per cent
- Ucluelet - 26 per cent
- Lake Cowichan - 22 per cent
- Nanaimo - 15 per cent
- Courtenay - 22 per cent
- Cumberland - 20 per cent
- Campbell River - 18 per cent
Two properties on Vancouver Island make B.C.'s top 500 list. Both are in Oak Bay where the average property is now worth more than $1.1 million.
Appeals can be filed in person, by phone or in writing. The deadline to do so is Jan. 31, 2017.