Residents whose properties gained value will have to pay higher property tax bills unless local government officials lower tax rates this summer.
Assessed value increases of residential real estate in DeKalb
Atlanta (DeKalb portion): 15.9%
Pine Lake: 6.8%
Stone Mountain: 8.5%
Unincorporated areas*: 7.5%
Sources: DeKalb County assessment data, 2017 and 2016
Note: The figure for unincorporated areas includes the newly formed city of Stonecrest to make a fair comparison of values to 2016.
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