Zillow Advice: Home Buying - can u explain the assement value http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-u-explain-the-assement-value/405072/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate A public tax assessor determines ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-u-explain-the-assement-value/405072/ <p class="MsoNormal">A public tax assessor determines the Assessment Value for the sole purposes of taxation. &nbsp;This value isn't the same as Fair Market Value. &nbsp;Fair Market Value is the actual price a willing and able buyer is agreeing to pay AND a willing and informed seller is willing to accept.<br/></p> Sun, 26 Jun 2011 11:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-u-explain-the-assement-value/405072/ 2011-06-26T11:46:00Z I am assuming you are talking ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-u-explain-the-assement-value/405072/ I am assuming you are talking about the tax assessed value of the home, right? In the tax records? That is what you pay taxes on, that 'value' of 17.600.<br/>Or do you mean Zillow? if its Zillow's 'zestimate' value, look in Zillow FAQ's, left column . Sun, 26 Jun 2011 09:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-u-explain-the-assement-value/405072/ 2011-06-26T09:44:00Z