Rutherford County Assessor of Property

Is it more expensive to buy a house in Nashville or Atlanta?

Apr 28, 2021 at 11:55 am by robmtchl

2021 Cost of Living Calculator: Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee vs Atlanta, Georgia According to, housing costs are actually higher in Nashville than in Atl.... Read More

Tennessee Revenues are up!

Apr 27, 2021 at 09:46 am by robmtchl

Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley today announced that Tennessee tax revenues exceeded budgeted estimates in March. Overall March revenues tota.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks in Top Five Nationally for Fiscal Responsibility

Apr 23, 2021 at 10:29 am by robmtchl

Tennessee was one of only five states winning top A average grades in three of five budgetary categories evaluated for fiscal 2015 through 2019. California, Hawaii, Idaho.... Read More

Tennessee now requires registration of 'short-term rentals' with Property Assessor

Apr 23, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Rutherford County Assessor of Property Rob Mitchell’s Office recently received a directive from the State of Tennessee’s Division of Property Assessment regarding.... Read More

Property Taxes: I Bet You Didn't Know This!

Mar 25, 2021 at 11:00 am by robmtchl

We all must pay property taxes and no virus will get us out of that, but who is going to bear the burden this year? Will it be the owners, the tenants, or the government? The.... Read More
Graph of year-over-year home sales growth in Rutherford County, Tenn.

Rutherford County Had a Huge Growth Year in 2020

Mar 02, 2021 at 09:49 am by Rob4rctn

In spite of COVID-19 related business challenges the last year created; one area that was unaffected was the housing market. People moved to Rutherford County in near record.... Read More

Dear Rutherford County, Don't be like Nashville! Take a look at corporate tax breaks!

Oct 28, 2020 at 09:16 am by robmtchl 1

Recent events to the north of us in Davidson County have pointed out some very serious flaws in the standard arguments revolving around growth, economic development and p.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: Who is responsible for keeping records for all eligible state militia personnel in Tennessee?

Sep 28, 2020 at 07:00 am by Rob4rctn

In order to comply with Tennessee State Law and in accordance with Article 1 Sections 24 and 26, as well as Article 8 Section 1 of the Tennessee State Constitution; the Ruther.... Read More
Bill Lee and Rob Mitchell

Bill Lee swears in Rutherford Property Assessor Rob Mitchell to new term after re-election

Aug 10, 2020 at 09:00 am by Rob4rctn

Rutherford County is known for innovation and for breaking new ground in delivering service and value to her citizens. The Property Assessor's Office led by Conservative repub.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: The confusion between Truth in Taxation and the Certified Tax Rate

Jul 23, 2020 at 08:00 am by Rob4rctn

There is often confusion among taxpayers surrounding Tennessee's "Truth in Taxation" statutes and the "certified tax rate."  The statutes require assessors to certify th.... Read More