what happens when the county or city changes the zoning from R2 to R1

In Selling Property - Asked by Angel H. - Dec 8, 2012
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William S.
Broker/Agent
Atlanta, GA

What locale?

Dec 10, 2012
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Dalip S R.
Broker/Agent
Lumberton, TX

You should check with your local zoning department, each city/county might have diffrent rules.Usually R1 is Single-Family Residential District
R2 is Two-Family Residential District.

Dec 10, 2012
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Zully R.
Broker/Agent
Miami, FL

The County has to advertise such a change prior to downsizing the property zoning. If this has happenned already, then you probably will get a break in assessment value.
My suggestion is that any notice from the County, read it carefully and make phone calls.
The change from R-2 to R-1 has reduced the density and therefore the value.
Zully Ruiz

Dec 12, 2012
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Chris S.
Broker/Agent
Coeur D'alene, ID

This would typically equate to a down zoning, meaning potential development on the site is becoming more restrictive and less dense.

Mar 11, 2013
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