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Will There Be Any Property Tax Help This Year?

By Jon Anderson / August 17, 2020 / 3 Comments

Two weeks ago, I received my property taxes on my second home. I was surprised by the thickness of the envelope – and then a sheaf of papers and four envelopers tumbled out. I figured it was some hiccup with the stuffing machine. It wasn’t. Hawaii has some seriously low property tax rates – for […]

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Pandemics And Property Taxes: Don’t Expect A COVID-19 Miracle

By Jon Anderson / May 4, 2020 / 1 Comment

On May 15, the Dallas Central Appraisal District will be mailing property tax appraisal notices. Property owners will have the normal 30-day window to protest their valuations. For those newly homesteaded in 2019, you had until April 30 to file your exemption (just like always). Gentlemen and ladies, start your engines. Aside from appraisal date […]

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Very Good? DCAD Ratings Show a Deep Divide Over Desirability

By Jon Anderson / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Central Appraisal District and I have very different opinions on what is considered “desirable,” it seems. Last year I began to notice a change in how DCAD valued certain multi-family and high-rise condo properties. Specifically, I noticed that The Warrington units of the same floor plan and judged as being in the same […]

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The $2 Million Swing: DCAD Valuations for Slice of Fitzhugh Avenue Revisited

By Jon Anderson / May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

How could it be that in Dallas neighborhoods booming with redevelopment, that multifamily properties and investment properties haven’t seen any increases in their appraisals? Last week, I wrote an update on the DCAD valuations for properties that are part of a block on Lemmon Avenue that was to have been the site of a Central […]

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After Three Years of Gross Undervaluation, DCAD Rings up HEB’s Lemmon Ave. Properties

By Jon Anderson / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Perhaps commercial property owners will soon be paying their fair share of property taxes if this news from the Dallas Central Appraisal District is any indication. Last June, I reported that HEB owned a block of Lemmon Avenue between Reagan and Throckmorton Streets that was to have been a new Central Market. Those plans shifted […]

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State Rep. Victoria Neave Sued by Dallas County for Back Property Taxes

By Candy Evans / February 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
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State Rep. Victoria Neave has found herself in hot water with Dallas County and is being sued for more than $26,000 in late property taxes on her Abrams Road home. Documents filed Tuesday reveal that Neave is arrears to the tune of $26,760.73, and is listed in the suit along with her former law partner […]

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