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Which is assessed higher - a detached garage or attached garage?

I have a two-car attached garage but my taxes have been assessed for years based on a two-car DEtached garage.  Never said anything because I was afraid I'd have too pay more and now I'm wondering if I've been paying too much.  Also, everyone in my subdivision has attached garages.
  • October 31 2011 - Elgin
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This is assessed the same unless there's a substantial addition to either garage. Size should also be taken into consideration.
  • December 04 2011
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attached garages are assessed higher because they are considered to be more valuable than detached garages.
  • December 03 2011
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usually it is the same. your insurance is higher as a attached garage. Hopefully you have contacted your insurer so that you have the proper coverage , you dont want a loss!
  • December 03 2011
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I would look at the assessments in your area and see if you can see a difference. In my area, the assessor would give more value to the detached garage as a separate building, but in my last region they would have been exactly the same.
  • November 01 2011
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