Residential Sales – 2017 Reappraisal

The Douglas County Assessor’s Office offers several options for researching sales. Please see the detailed instructions below and click on the links provided.

Research Sales From Parcel Detail Page

  • From the Assessor Home Page, search for a parcel by account number, street address number or owner.
  • Select the the property from the results, and the Property Details page will open. This page contains a summary of all current information pertaining to a property, including maps, valuation and estimated tax information, sales and property characteristics.  The property “long form” Notice of Valuation is accessed by clicking on the Documents link.
  • By clicking on the link “View Neighborhood Sales” from the Sales History view, sales from the same neighborhood and sub-neighborhood, style and quality of construction are automatically selected.
  • The search can then be narrowed or expanded by adding or taking away from the selection criteria at the top of the page.
Research Sales by Parcel or Subdivision
  • From the Property Sales Search page, search for sales for a single parcel or an entire subdivision. Click here for the Property Sales Search page
  • Complete the search criteria by typing in either the account number, or if searching for sales in a subdivision, the subdivision name is required.
  • The subdivision search can be refined by adding the filing number or property type.
  • The search can then be narrowed or expanded by adding or taking away from the selection criteria at the top of the page.
  • Subdivision sales can be downloaded into a CSV or Excel file for further analysis.

Research Sales with the Sales “Book”

The sales book is an Adobe Acrobat file of the Assessor sales list. While this is not a recommended method of searching for sales, it does provide a complete listing of the qualified sales that occurred from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016. Click here to access the Sales Book

Research Sales of Condominium Units with Detached Garage

These sales pertain to Condominium developments who may include Detached Garage units in their sales and therefore are not included in our traditional residential sales book. Please access this file should your property fall within this unique category.  Condominium Units

 

Research Sales with QuickReports

  • QuickReports is a convenient online tool to help property owners, businesses and other organizations create custom reports from the Douglas County Assessor’s extensive database. It’s easy to use, and provides great flexibility in when gathering information from the assessor website. Click here for QuickReports
  • To research sales, select the Sales Information report.
  • Fill in the search criteria; QuickReports provides twenty-three different criteria that provides for as much flexibility as possible.
  • It is essential that the sale date range be filled out to reflect the sales study period beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2016. This information is NOT automatically filled in.
  • The search can then be narrowed or expanded by adding or taking away from the selection criteria at the top of the page.
  • Sales can be downloaded into a CSV or Excel file for further analysis.

 

Additional Resources

2017 Sales Grid Limited Adjustments
This is an example of adjustments used by residential appraisal staff when adjusting comparable sales to a subject property when reviewing an appeal.

Colorado Division of Property Taxation
State’s Division of Property Taxation website.

Property Tax Calculations
How to Calculate Taxes – This is a step by step illustration of how to calculate property tax.