County Offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day!
July 11: Last day to register to vote
July 12: Begin mailing advance voting ballots and advance voting begins in office
July 31: Noon deadline to vote advance voting ballot in person at the County Election Office
August 1: PRIMARY ELECTION (Leavenworth and Tonganoxie City Only)
August 2: Voter Registration books reopen
Beginning July 5, 2017, 231st Street, North of K-92, will be closed. The Leavenworth County Public Works Department will be replacing County Bridge A-32.
Construction will last through the remainder of 2017.
Kansas law requires an analysis of market trends to be published in the official county newspaper and on the official county website at least 10 business days prior to mailing change of value notices. The following is a study of market trends in Leavenworth County for residential, commercial, and vacant properties. The study was accomplished by analyzing market trends from 2015 through 2016. Change of value notices for the 2017 tax year are scheduled to be mailed March 1st as required by K.S.A. 79-1460.
2017 MARKET STUDY
FOR LEAVENWORTH COUNTY
PURSUANT TO K.S.A 79-1460a.
The following market study analysis of residential properties should be used for its intended purpose of illustrating general trends for all residential properties within defined valuation areas of Leavenworth County. The study is not intended to apply to individual properties and would not be useful for that purpose. This study was based on analysis of valid at arm’s length sales of real estate, which occurred in the years 2015 & 2016.
Please bear in mind the fact that the statistics given in the following valuation areas are what are typical for those areas. The numbers are averages for large groups of properties. Since averages only measure the central tendency of an area, individual properties may deviate from average by significant amounts.
Leavenworth Neighborhoods Built Prior to 1960: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Leavenworth built primarily prior to 1960 indicated there is no overall inflationary or deflationary trend.
Leavenworth Neighborhoods Built from 1960 to 1990: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Leavenworth built primarily from 1960 to 1990 indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 1.75% per year.
Leavenworth Neighborhoods Built 1990 and after. A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Leavenworth built primarily from 1990 to present indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 2% per year.
Lansing: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Lansing indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 1% per year.
Tonganoxie: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Tonganoxie indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 4% per year.
Basehor: A study of the residential real estate market for neighborhoods in Basehor indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 4% per year.
North Rural Leavenworth County: A study of the residential real estate market for unincorporated areas of the county generally north of Dempsey Road indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 1.5% per year.
South Rural Leavenworth County: A study of the residential real estate market for unincorporated areas of the county generally south of Dempsey Road indicated there is an overall inflationary trend of 3% per year.
A study of the real estate market for vacant lots indicated that there is an overall inflationary trend of .9% per year.
The following is a market study analysis of commercial/industrial properties.
The Cost Approach, Income Approach, and Market Approach are valuation methods used for Commercial/Industrial properties.
A study of the commercial real estate market indicated that there is an overall inflationary trend of .4% per year.
This market analysis fulfills the requirements of K.S.A. 79-1460a which states that it will be published annually, at least ten business days prior of the mailing of change of valuation notices pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1460.
The Leavenworth County Register of Deeds is offering a FREE online subscription to help prevent PROPERTY FRAUD.
What is it?
When someone illegally uses your property for financial gain.
How does it happen?
Someone records a fraudulent document in the County Land records office, making it look like they own your home or property.
Should I be concerned?
Yes, According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime.
What can I do about it?
Your County Register of Deeds Office has teamed up to create a notification service called PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT
Protecting the most valuable investment: BE INFORMED - BE ALERT - BE NOTIFIED
To sign up for this FREE service, go to http://pfa.fidlar.com/KSLeavenworth and complete the registration form and submit. You will be given the option to be notified by either "Email" or by "Phone" of any document recorded against your property with your name on it in the Office of The Register of Deeds.