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From everyone at the Orange County Property Appraiser’s office, we send our best wishes to all the women in the world who are leading, working, nurturing, and living their best lives! Special thanks to all the women in OUR office … we couldn’t do this without you! Aidaliz Hernandez Cruz, Alena Safonava, Amy Dipre, Ana Arroyo, Anastasia Bohyn, Barbara Jubran, Beth Todd, Beth Watson, Camille Smith, Celivette Rodriguez, Charlotte Dawson, Daisy Matos, Damaris Najera, Dawn Benjami... See More
Gateway Building, Lake Nona Institute - Medical City, Lake Nona.  
For Women's History Month, we're highlighting some of the amazing women on our staff at OCPA. Today we'd like to celebrate Grace Pope, Director of Tangible Personal Property.
For Women's History Month, we're highlighting some of the amazing women on our staff at OCPA. Today we'd like to celebrate Wendy Victor, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Analyst.
Welcome to the United States of America! Property Appraiser Rick Singh was the featured speaker at yesterday's ceremony welcoming 40 new citizens to our country. The ceremony was presided over by Judge John Antoon.
For Women's History Month, we're highlighting some of the amazing women on our staff at OCPA. Today we'd like to celebrate Katie O'Hanlon, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser Analyst.  
Thought leadership from Rick Singh as submitted to the Orlando Sentinel. Continued good news from SeaWorld Orlando and the beginning of the 2019 legislative session with many new faces.
For Women's History Month, we're highlighting some of the amazing women on our staff at OCPA. Today we'd like to celebrate Customer Service Specialist Aidaliz Hernandez-Cruz.
From everyone at the Orange County Property Appraiser’s office, we send our best wishes to all the women in the world who are leading, working, nurturing, and living their best lives! Special thanks to all the women in OUR office … we couldn’t do this without you! Aidaliz Hernandez Cruz, Alena Safonava, Amy Dipre, Ana Arroyo, Anastasia Bohyn, Barbara Jubran, Beth Todd, Beth Watson, Camille Smith, Celivette Rodriguez, Charlotte Dawson, Daisy Matos, Damaris Najera, Dawn Benjami... See More...
The February Rick Singh Report is available online! http://www.ocpafl.org/PressRoom/RickSinghReport.aspx  
This community park and playground in Baldwin Park sits comfortably amidst quiet streets, walking paths, and lovely residences. Parks like this are frequent in New Urbanism communities like Baldwin Park. "New Urbanism" refers to large-scale, master-planned communities designed with a focus on creating small town sense of community through creating integrated commercial and residential spaces, ample parks and public spaces, and well-connected grids of streets modeled after pre-automobile cities where walking was the predominant form of transportation.
To better serve you ... our office will be temporarily closed today from 2:45 - 4:15 pm for an Agency-wide training opportunity for our team. We are sorry for the inconvenience but our customer service lobby and phone services will be unavailable during this time. Our website is always available at ocpafl.org. We will re-open at 4:15 pm and will be available during regular (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) operating hours for the rest of the week.
A wonderful testimonial from another satisfied OCPA customer. We are proud to have such a professional staff and to offer exceptional customer service always!
Here's some good news for the Orange County real estate market - the number of distressed sales has dropped dramatically since 2015. By definition, a "distressed sale" is one in which the sale is made under unfavorable circumstances such as a foreclosure, or the seller may have had to sell the property at a deep discount just to complete the transaction. Distressed sales in Orange County are at a record low - and down 77% since 2015.  
Thought leadership from Rick Singh as seen in OrlandoSentinel.com. Are we headed for an economic downturn?
Here we come!!
Today is Employee Appreciation Day! We appreciate our employees all year round, but March 1 also happens to be the deadline to file for homestead exemption, which means it's one of the busiest times of the year for our customer service department. So ESPECIALLY on this day, our staff does an amazing job!  
We're in the news this week! Thanks to News 13 for helping us spread the word about the Homestead Exemption filing deadline. Call our office for more details (407) 836-5044. Tomorrow is the deadline!
Orange County Property Appraiser, Rick Singh CFA was live.  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Specialist Sandra Pittman who works in Exemptions. Sandra joined the OCPA team in 2018. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Sandra!
Important reminder: If you don't have homestead and you own a home that is your primary residence as of January 1, 2019, tomorrow is the deadline to file for Homestead exemption. Don't miss out on up to $750 in tax savings annually - file today in person or online!
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Specialist Neyzlyn Williams, who works in Customer Service. Neyzlyn joined the OCPA team in 2018. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Neyzlyn!  
Mortgage rates are dropping and housing demand is up again. That's great news for Orlando as the share of homes with price cuts was up by 6 percent. http://ow.ly/jXG130nG5kO
The exemption filing deadline is this Friday ... how can we help you?  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Auditor Essica Clemons who works in Tangible Personal Property. Essica has been a member of the OCPA team for three years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Essica!
Thought leadership from Rick Singh in today’s Orlando Sentinel. Driverless cars are coming our way!  
New lobby artwork on display from local artists Diana Griffith and Nancy Hagood. Diana is a mixed media artist, as well as a content writer, coach, and owner of the Orlando Lady Boss digital content writing company and podcast. Nancy is a contemporary abstract artist whose work has received numerous awards.
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Specialist Yolanda Rodgers who works in Exemptions. Yolanda has been a member of the OCPA team for almost four years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Yolanda!  
Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh has a special message to share in honor of Black History Month.
Congratulations to Scott Randolph and the Orange County Tax Collector's Office on the opening of their new office in West Orange County!  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Accounts Specialist Delores Graham who works in Tangible Personal Property. Delores has been a member of the OCPA team for more than five years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Delores!
Yesterday was a very busy day at OCPA as we assisted some 139 of our friends and neighbors in person and almost 600 on the phone! The deadline to file for homestead and other exemptions is March 1 ... reach out to us if you need assistance or have questions. http://www.ocpafl.org/exemptions/#A390301  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Field Data Specialist Leroy Hester who works in Residential Real Estate Assessment. Leroy has been a member of the OCPA team for more than six years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Leroy!
This past week, Lockheed Martin opened a 255,000 square foot Research & Development II facility in Orlando, that will create more than 1,000 jobs, with hundreds more expected over the next three to five years. http://ow.ly/h4UN30nL4KJ
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Specialist Dawn Benjamin, who works in Exemptions. Dawn has been a member of the OCPA team for almost twelve years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Dawn!  
We had a GREAT time participating in the 2019 Dragon Parade ... it was a beautiful day to celebrate the Lunar New Year!!
Join Rick Singh and OCPA staff and volunteers tomorrow at the Dragon Parade and Lunar New Year Festival. The parade starts at 11 am at the corner of Lake Highland Drive and North Mills Avenue and ends near Colonial Drive and Thornton Avenue for a festival of food, music, and dancing. Join us to celebrate unity and harmony!  
Just a reminder, our office will be closed on Monday, February 18, for Presidents Day. We will be open for regular business hours on Tuesday the 19th. Happy Presidents' Day!
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Exemptions Coordinator Judnetta Smith who works in Customer Service and Exemptions. Judnetta has been a member of the OCPA team since 2007. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Judnetta!  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Specialist Charlotte Dawson who works in Customer Service. Charlotte has been a member of the OCPA team for 15 years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Charlotte!  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Commercial Field Appraiser James Thomas who works in Commercial Real Estate Assessment. James has been a member of the OCPA team since 2003. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, James!
Congratulations to David G. Johnson, RES, Residential Analyst II for the Orange County (Florida) Property Appraiser, who has earned the Residential Evaluation Specialist professional designation! Mr. Johnson has worked as an appraiser for over 30 years, serving in his present position for the past four years. He has completed Valencia College’s Real Estate Appraisal two-year program and has earned the Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation from the Florida Department of Revenue.
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Supervisor Wendy Barfield who works in Deeds and Research. Wendy will celebrate 20 years with OCPA this year. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Wendy!  
Thought leadership from Rick Singh as seen online and in print in the Orlando Sentinel yesterday. Rent is on the rise in Central Florida.
On Tuesday, February 12, From 10am - 2pm, Orange County Property Appraiser will be hosting another satellite office at the Real Estate Collection office, 100 West Plant Street in downtown Winter Garden. Our staff will be there to help answer your questions about homestead and other exemptions you may qualify for.  
Congratulations to James M. Kleitz, CAE, RES, Supervisor, Commercial Real Estate Assessment for the Orange County (Florida) Property Appraiser, who has earned the Certified Assessment Evaluator and Residential Evaluation Specialist professional designations! Mr. Kleitz has worked in the appraisal industry for 16 years, with almost two years in this office. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Kentucky. He has earned the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Senior Web Developer Kevin Williams, a valued member of the Information Technology Department. Kevin has been a member of the OCPA team for more than twenty years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Kevin!
Do you own property in Orange County that is your permanent residence as of January 1? A homestead exemption can save you as much as $750 in property taxes annually. Applications must be submitted by March 1. We are hosting a satellite office today at North Orange Branch Library, 1211 E Semoran Blvd., from 1pm-7pm to assist property owners in applying for Homestead and other property tax based exemptions. For a complete list of satellite office dates and locations, visit www.ocpafl.org/satelliteoffices.aspx.  
The January Rick Singh Report is available online! http://www.ocpafl.org/PressRoom/RickSinghReport.aspx
Should you sell your home without a real estate agent? Selling your home on your own could save money, but managing the sales process can require a significant time investment and puts the responsibility on your shoulders. Before selling your home on your own, here are some important things to consider: http://ow.ly/eAXX30nAIfV  
For Black History Month, the Orange County Property Appraiser's Office salutes Field Supervisor Byron Johnson, who works in Commercial Real Estate Assessment. Byron has been a member of the OCPA team for 23 years. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Orange County, Byron!
  • 461,374 Parcels
  • 291,845 Single Family Residential
  • 50,403 Residential Condos
  • 21,500 Townhomes
  • 72 Timeshares
  • 4,235 Multi-Family
  • 874 Apartment Complexes
    • 132,505 Apartment Units
  • 284 Hotels
    • 88,161 Hotel Rooms
  • 117 Mobile Home Parks
    • 5,456 Mobile Homes
  • 4,800 Manufactured Homes
  • 22,747 Vacant Residential
  • 14,013 Commercial
  • 50,484 Other