How Are Residential Property Taxes Reduced?

2022-05-26T16:42:18+00:00

As a Texas homeowner, you know by now that the Lone Star State has some of the highest property taxes in the country. Each year the state’s county appraisal districts assess the current market value of properties which determines property taxes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Texans pay well over $3,000 a year in [...]

How Are Residential Property Taxes Reduced?2022-05-26T16:42:18+00:00

Get To Know The Details: Property Tax Binding Arbitration

2022-04-14T15:23:05+00:00

Are you thinking about appealing your property taxes? Maybe you’ve already got the ball rolling. If so, good for you! It’s estimated that 90% of property owners in Texas don’t protest their taxes, and they should! According to Gill, Denson & Company tax advisor - Joe Gomberg, most taxpayers throughout the state of Texas are [...]

Get To Know The Details: Property Tax Binding Arbitration2022-04-14T15:23:05+00:00

Get To Know The Details: Property Tax Judicial Appeal, Also Known As Litigation

2022-04-14T15:07:51+00:00

As a Texas taxpayer, one of your most important rights is your right to protest the County Appraisal District’s (CAD) assessment of your property.  The appraisal districts do mass evaluations on millions of homes each year. There is plenty of room for error as appraisal districts are prone to using inaccurate information and insufficient methods [...]

Get To Know The Details: Property Tax Judicial Appeal, Also Known As Litigation2022-04-14T15:07:51+00:00

New Homestead Exemption Law – Big Benefit For Residential Buyers

2022-03-08T23:51:37+00:00

Good news for residential homebuyers in Texas! The Texas legislature passed a law, effective January 1, 2022, allowing homebuyers to file for (and be granted) the Homestead Exemption as soon as they close on a new home and change their driver’s license reflecting the new address. The home must be complete and livable by this [...]

New Homestead Exemption Law – Big Benefit For Residential Buyers2022-03-08T23:51:37+00:00

Why Is The Open Market Value Of My Property Significantly Different Than My CAD Market Value?

2022-02-15T14:17:58+00:00

If you’ve recently compared the County Appraisal District’s (CAD) value of your home with what you believe your home’s open market alue to be, you may have been surprised at the difference. Both home values are important but have distinct contrasts: The CAD value is an educated guess of your home’s value made by a [...]

Why Is The Open Market Value Of My Property Significantly Different Than My CAD Market Value?2022-02-15T14:17:58+00:00

How Do Large Repair Needs and Deferred Maintenance Factor Into My Appeals Case?

2022-01-31T22:07:57+00:00

So, you’ve decided to appeal your property taxes. As you should! It’s estimated that 90% of property owners in Texas do not protest their taxes. Gill, Denson & Company (GD&Co) tax consultant, Joe Gomberg, said, “The tax code is written so it pushes people away from appealing when most taxpayers throughout the state are probably [...]

How Do Large Repair Needs and Deferred Maintenance Factor Into My Appeals Case?2022-01-31T22:07:57+00:00

The Impact Of A Strong Real Estate Sales Market On Property Taxes

2022-01-18T21:29:13+00:00

You don’t have to be a home buyer or seller to be affected by today’s unprecedented housing market. Established homeowners, with no intentions of moving, are also greatly affected and not necessarily in a good way. A booming real estate market has driven home values through the roof in Texas and throughout the country. Realtor.com [...]

The Impact Of A Strong Real Estate Sales Market On Property Taxes2022-01-18T21:29:13+00:00

My Property Seems To Be Appraised Higher Than My Neighbors Nearby

2022-01-03T21:26:19+00:00

As a Texas homeowner, you should know the value of your property best and as a taxpayer, you should have a decent handle on your neighborhood and surrounding properties as well. So what do you do if you have reason to suspect that, based on your most recent property assessment notice, your home has been [...]

My Property Seems To Be Appraised Higher Than My Neighbors Nearby2022-01-03T21:26:19+00:00

Why Is Market Value Different From Assessed Value

2022-01-18T18:52:58+00:00

As a property owner in the Lone Star state, understanding your property value is important on many levels. Your property value helps give you an idea of your net worth, how much you could potentially sell your home for and how your local economy is doing. And, most importantly,  it can greatly affect your property [...]

Why Is Market Value Different From Assessed Value2022-01-18T18:52:58+00:00

Should I Protest My Home’s Property Taxes?

2021-11-11T16:16:41+00:00

Did you audibly gasp upon opening your property tax appraisal notice? If so, you are definitely not alone. Many Texas property owners are suffering some major sticker shock as home values across the state continue to skyrocket. Homeowners are left not only feeling shocked but, in some cases, upset and unable to pay their taxes. [...]

Should I Protest My Home’s Property Taxes?2021-11-11T16:16:41+00:00
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