You may request an informal conference according to Section 7-38-24.D NMSA 1978 and 220.127.116.11.B.1,2,3 before the scheduled hearing date. At the informal conference you and the county exchange information each of you has to support value, classification or exemption. Information can be a current appraisal, purchase agreement or market analysis. If it is income-producing property, you would present your income and expense reports. Many times your concerns will be resolved during the informal conference. If not, you proceed to the Valuation Protest Hearing.