Office of the Assessor of Real Estate

NOTE: The Office of the Assessor of Real Estate is available by appointment by calling 311 or 757-727-8311.  A customer advocate will transfer you to the appropriate staff member and we encourage leaving a voicemail.


Walk-ins are also accepted.  For your convenience, a drop box is located outside on the landing next to the entry doors of the Ruppert Sargent Administration Building, 1 Franklin St. (corner of Franklin Street and Queen Street).


Feel free to use the drop box for any forms and applications.

About the office

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 email 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 to Present). Hampton is the first Virginia locality and the eighth internationally to achieve this accreditation.

The real estate appraiser’s role and assessment process