Grota Appraisals provides comprehensive, professional, and distinct assessment services for all types of Real Property from rural townships to urban communities. We have extensive experience in all property types: residential, commercial, and agricultural. We know how to value Real Property assets because we’ve successfully done so for the smallest of mobile homes to the largest of private estates worth millions. We have the experience for valuing property adjoining the smallest stream, entire private lakes, or Lake Michigan shoreline, in fact our staff has valued property on every size body of water in the State of Wisconsin, and every type of improvement located thereon.

Grota Appraisals are assessment experts in:

  • Interpretation and listing for new plats and changes in legal descriptions
  • Detailed inspection and listing of all property types
  • Experienced data entry specialists
  • Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) experts
  • We are compliant with DOR digital assessment data requirements including photos and sketches
  • Assessment roll preparation and reconciliation
  • Quality assurance edits and audits to perfect data
  • Sales analysis experts, reports prepared annually for every community
  • Open Book — available year-round to answer questions – not just 2 hours a year
  • Board of review — attendance and preparation of a detailed report to defend assessment(s)
  • Careful consideration of taxpayer questions, concerns, information requests and requests for property review – all completed in a timely manner
  • Sales transfer recording, processing, and reporting to DOR
  • Annual application of Use-Value statutes following DOR guidelines
  • Exemptions – in depth experience handling many difficult issues working with small and large entities. Review of use and intent to align with case law, statutes, especially §70.11 WIS STATS and applicable DOR rulings
  • MAR, TAR & ECR reporting to DOR electronically
  • Annual Assessors Report (AAR) reported to the DOR electronically and to the municipality in printed form
  • Property owner notification for revaluation property visits, changes in assessment or classification, open book change or denial
  • Notes for actions such as property visits or notices are made permanent in the CAMA software (Market Drive)