Real Estate

Real Estate Valuation Notices


The Butler County Appraiser's Office will be mailing approximately 33,000 notices of value to property owners in the county on or before March 1. The notices contain the current and prior year's appraised value and classification. An explanation of the appeal process is provided on the back of the notices for those who wish to appeal their appraised value. The appeal deadline is 30 days after the mailing date. Telephone hearings are available upon request.

Property owners with questions regarding their value and/or classification or would like to schedule an appeal, will need to contact our office from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Monday through Friday at (316) 322-4220 or (800) 822-6346.

2021 Market Study Analysis

A study of the residential real estate market in Butler County indicated that approximately eighty-two percent (81.6%) of the real properties in the county will trend upward in market value from 2020 to 2021.  The residential median increase is less than 4%.  Fourteen (14.1%) will trend downward.  The median decrease is less than 3%.   The remaining approximate 4.3% will see no change in value.   Values on specific properties change because of corrections of descriptive information based on field visits by the appraiser’s office staff or from calibration of values based on comparable sales of similar properties in the county. 

A study of the commercial real estate market in Butler County indicated that approximately fifty-nine (59.4%) of the real properties in the county will trend upward in market value from 2020 to 2021.  The commercial median increase was 2.2%.  Thirty-seven percent (37.4%) will trend downward.  The median decrease is 1.9%.    The remaining approximate 3% will see no change in value.  

A study of the real estate market for vacant lots indicated that approximately twenty-three (23%) of the real properties in the county will trend upward in market value from 2020 to 2021.  Seventy-three percent (73%) will see no change in value.  Four percent (4%) will trend downward.  

In accordance with the provisions in K.S. A. 79-1476, the Property Valuation Division (PVD), Kansas Department of Revenue is required to annually furnish each county the results of its study relating to changes, if any, of the use value of agricultural land.  Changes can and do occur as a result of several factors including cropping practices, commodity prices and production costs.  Based on the values per acre provided by PVD, both native and tame grass median value per acre increased 3.5%.  Dry crop median value per acre increased 3.5%.  Irrigated crop median value per acre increased 4.6%.     


 

Real Estate Appraised Value Report

2021 Real Estate Appraised Value Report
2020 Real Estate Appraised Value Report
2019 Real Estate Appraised Value Report
2018 Real Estate Appraised Value Report
2017 Real Estate Appr​aised Value Report


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