Guest Column

Giving is an Act of Kindness – Especially at Christmas. 2022 December Guest Column
The act of giving is an instinctive characteristic within all of us. Whether it is the random donation to a school fundraiser or volunteering with a community organization, each of us has that inner voice within the core of our being urging us to help others – some voices are silent whispers, ...

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“We don’t know them all, but we owe them all” November 2022 Guest Column
In 1954, Congress passed the bill that President Eisenhower signed proclaiming November 11 as Veterans Day. This is a special day across our great nation that honors military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The history behind this special day and why it is unique to November 11th is beca...

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“If we suspect it, we will detect it.”
As your Property Appraiser, protecting the properties of our residents and businesses from fraudulent activity is something I take very seriously. For more than ten years, I served our county in many capacities as a sworn law enforcement officer for the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. Fraud is...

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Questions about your Property Assessment or Exemptions?? September Guest Column
The Citrus County Property Appraiser’s main objective is to provide accurate and equitable assessments with unsurpassed customer service.  It is my duty and responsibility as your Property Appraiser to determine that your property is appraised correctly and that all exemptions and classif...

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End Game - August Guest Column

Posted on August 07, 2022 in: Guest Column

End Game - August Guest Column
Welcome August, and hello to TRIM (truth in millage) season!! I like to think of TRIM season as the end of a sports season like the Super Bowl, World Series, Masters, NCAA football National Championship game, etc. You practice hard for a long time to prepare you for your “Super Bowl”. Th...

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Why Separation of Powers is so important to our citizens! July Guest Column
The term Separation of Powers is a very important governmental process. A quick internet search Britannica.com defines “separation of powers” as “division of the legislative, executive, and judicial functions”. Britannica further explains the concept of separation of powers p...

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How do you value my home anyway??
“How does your office determine the value of my house or property?”. That is one of the most frequently asked questions that we receive at the Citrus County Property Appraiser’s office.  Hopefully, I will be able to share some insights on how our office and other Property Appr...

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“Sticker Shock”

Posted on May 08, 2022 in: Guest Column

“Sticker Shock”
It's no hidden secret that the Citrus County real estate values are increasing more than we have seen in a long time, as they are all throughout the State of Florida. It feels like there is a “for sale” sign on every road and it's not for sale for long. That sign quickly gets cha...

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“Thank You for Your Service”
The Citrus County Property Appraiser’s Office is very passionate about our military veterans. Our organization recently became a Purple Heart Entity on February 22, 2022, the same day as General George Washington’s 290th birthday. Our office family consists of military veterans, military...

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What’s New at the Citrus County Property Appraiser’s Office?
Wow, we are already three months into 2022! Our office has been very busy these past couple months. In fact, we have been diligently serving our citizens since I became elected. Our Customer Service Department has been swamped with new owners filing for homestead. The deadline was March 1st. If you ...

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