Who's afraid of the tax assessor?

Tax assessor Larry Shubert on the beat.

In today's Daily News, Holly Otterbein tells the story of hitting the streets with one of the city's real estate tax assessors -- the scariest guys in the city if you think your home has been undervalued and you might be facing a big tax hike. She explains how they'll decide what your house is worth.

Meanwhile, an anonymous Daily News staffer explains how he or she is postponing improvements to the exterior of an abode until after the assessment is done.

Are you thinking about the re-assessment? Are you optimistic about a tax cut? Worried about a tax hike?

Tell us your assessment story in comments.

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