Items Tagged with 'Matt Woolford'


Kent County property values reach all-time high

At a total value of $27.13 billion, this is the sixth year of increases.

April 27, 2018
Kent County’s equalized property values have increased from last year’s all-time high. Read More

Strong economy fuels county’s surging property values

Equalized property values reach all-time high of nearly $26 billion.

April 28, 2017
Kent County’s equalized property values at are at an all-time high of nearly $26 billion. Read More

Kent County home values back to pre-recession levels

Now there just isn’t enough inventory to meet buyer demand.

March 20, 2015
The long, deep recession that flattened the residential real estate and home construction industries has finally ended, with an early indication that home prices in Kent County rose an average of 7.25 percent in 2014. Read More

Inside Track: Woolford is a leader in the field of assessment

The director of Kent County’s Bureau of Equalization would like to become involved in creating more collaborations.

June 28, 2013
Matt Woolford has seen a lot over the past two decades in his career, but this year he experienced something out of the ordinary. Read More

Bureau receives more time for annual EQ report

County Executive Committee adopts 2020 strategic plan.

April 26, 2013
The latest report from the county’s Bureau of Equalization recently went before the county’s Finance Committee in a calm and efficient manner. Read More

An idea whose time has come

Agreement between county and GRAR seen as benefiting public and real estate industry.

February 22, 2013
Now that Kent County commissioners have approved a one-year information-sharing agreement between the county and Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, County Equalization Director Matt Woolford can take the next step to solidify the first-time contract. Read More