Dallas County Appraisal District

Dallas Real Estate Market Almost Back to Golden Days. Almost. Sigh.

By Candy Evans / March 28, 2013 / 0 Comments

So D’Ann Petersen told Sheryl Jean at the Dallas Morning News that home prices are rising so fast in North Texas, she’s tempted to sell her house. D’Ann Petersen is a business economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. My question for her is this: if you sell, where would you go? Inventory is so […]

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Has Anyone Heard From Their Appraisal District? CandysDirt Tax Doctor is IN

By Candy Evans / May 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

Troy Aikman has sold part of his dirt, the pool-cabana-sport court part, and we are hearing tales of multiple offers and homes being snapped up in 4 to 5 days, some not even in MLS. I am posting a home soon built by Mark Danuser that sold as a hip pocket in less than a […]

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Dallas Country Club and Dallas Real Estate Taxes: Did You Know DCC Sits on a Greenbelt?

By Candy Evans / October 4, 2011 / 0 Comments

photo by Dallas Morning News David Woo I may have told you that the Dallas Country Club sued the Dallas County Appraisal District earlier this year, claiming that the District has over-valued its lush 118 acres, which, as we all know, are located in a neighborhood of blue chip homes. The case is pending. DCAD put the value of […]

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Ad Valorem Taxes & The Elderly: You Can Defer Taxes for 8%

By Candy Evans / August 29, 2011 / 0 Comments

Last week we learned in the Dallas Morning News that about 3,000 elderly (that is, folks over age 65) and disabled Dallas County property owners are due for a fiscal surprise because of a computer glitch in the Dallas County Appraisal District that miscalculated their 2010 tax bills. That surprise is a higher tax bill than […]

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