Office of the Assessor of Real Estate

The Office of the Assessor of Real Estate fairly and equitably assesses the real estate in the City of Hampton annually and provides accurate property information under the authority of the Constitution of Virginia, Code of Virginia and Municipal Code of Hampton, and in accordance with standards of professional practice.

The guiding values of the Office of the Assessor of Real Estate are equalization, accuracy and efficiency: These values guide all valuation activities, the maintenance and distribution of information, as well as general administrative and technical functions.

On these pages, you can easily access real estate assessment data and information about the real estate assessment process. If you don't find the information you need, or you have a suggestion, please contact the Office of the Assessor of Real Estate.

The office is a recipient of the International Association of Assessing Officers’ Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration (2011 - Present). Hampton is the first Virginia locality and the eighth internationally to achieve this accreditation.
  1. Top News
  1. Watch video to learn more about the real estate appraiser and the assessment process

    This new video provides an overview of the role of the real estate appraiser and the assessment process. Real Estate Appraiser Video
  2. Hampton home values inch upward; tax base gets boost from new construction

    Jan. 24, 2018 – The total value of property in Hampton increased by $101 million last year, City Assessor Brian Gordineer told City Council Wednesday afternoon. About two-thirds of that increase came from growth and new construction. Read on...
  3. FY 2018 report from assessor - including key real estate facts - now available online

    Oct. 10, 2017 - The 2018 fiscal year report from the Office of the Assessor of Real Estate is now available online at www.hampton.gov/assessor. It can be found on the right side of the assessor's web page under “Reports and Presentations.” Read on...