Find Your Home on the Web
Your home on the Web is there for all to see. And there’s nothing you can do about it. Anyone can know your home’s age and size and the taxes you paid or haven’t paid. What you can do is correct outdated information.
King County: know what others can see
Do you own a home in King County? Then go to the county website or search for “King County Property Assessments”. The first page of Google results is all links to King County property information. The top link gets you to the King county assessors website. Save that link. Once there, click on the button that says “My Property”. Next, click the box to acknowledge that you are not using the information for commercial purposes. (Ironically, the county is now using the site for commercial purposes by allowing ads.) Checking the box, automatically opens the page where you can search in earnest. [Read more…]