The mission of the Real Estate Department is to maintain the quality of services that are offered to taxpayers, municipalities and school districts of Berks County. The main responsibility of the Real Estate Office is to make sure that all assessments are fair and equitable. The Assessment Office maintains ownership and assessments records for parcels within Berks County and ensures that all new construction is measured, described and assessed. The Assessment Office works with property owners, municipalities, tax collectors and school districts concerning assessments.
The Assessment Office does not issue tax bills or collect taxes. Please contact the appropriate Tax Collector for current taxes and Tax Claim for delinquent taxes.
Common Level Ratio (CLR) information, which is used when filing for an appeal, can be found on the Common Level Ration (CLR) page. There is also an explantion of how the common level ratio (CLR) is used and a link to the State's website for more information. This common level ratio (CLR) should not be confused with the Common Level Ratio (CLR) Factor that is posted on the Recorder of Deeds website.