Property Values Up in Polk County, Here’s What Homeowners Should Know
DES MOINES, Iowa -- In March, Des Moines voters overwhelmingly approved a sales tax increase in exchange for a property tax cut. Now, due to increased property assessments, the tax savings likely won't be as high as expected. The new assessments showed up in mailboxes across Polk County this weekend. Most homeowners saw their property values jump by more than 10 percent.