Texas Real Estate

Is Full Disclosure Coming? Austin Sues State Over Property Tax Appraisals

By Joanna England / August 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

The end of sales price non-disclosure might be near, if the suit filed by the City of Austin against the Texas comptroller’s office is any indication. Austin Mayor Steve Adler, who submitted the 10-page suit on Monday, argued that the ad-valorem taxation system is unconstitutional because it isn’t “equal and uniform.” Texas is one of […]

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Water Mains Break After Two Earthquakes Rock North Texas, But Will Homeowners See Damage?

By Joanna England / January 6, 2015 / 4 Comments

Update 9:50 pm:  The neighbor who took the video you are seeing tells me: “I think it is related (to the earthquake), it happened right after the first earthquake, not 2 hours like the city told Robert Wilonsky, it is at the intersection of Hughes and Dykes Way.” He also tells me that whatever caused […]

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Texas Tops List of Magnet States For 10th Straight Year

By Joanna England / December 30, 2014 / 1 Comment

This will surprise absolutely no one in Texas. We’ve been saying it until we’re blue in the face, really. But it’s nice to hear someone else tell us that Texas is a hot commodity, and that’s what we gleaned from Allied Van Lines‘ 2014 Magnet State Report, which puts Texas in the No. 1 spot […]

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Texas Suburbs Dominate RealtyTrac’s List of Towns on Santa’s ‘Nice’ List

By Joanna England / December 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

Let’s just say that we aren’t surprised that Santa’s Naughty – or – Nice list from RealtyTrac featured tons of Texas towns on the nice side — and we checked it twice! Highest ranked of all the Texas suburbs in third place is the south Houston town of Pearland, better known to Texans as the home of […]

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