Property Taxes

When Realtors Call a House Sex on the Block, You Know You Have a Winner : Monday Morning Millionaire II

By Candy Evans / February 5, 2013 / 0 Comments

Last Thursday, I was treated to a reception at 3622 Edgewater in such a special Uptown location, and such a stunning home, I came home and started thinking about selling my own place. Then I checked my fertility. Now if you know me, I do this about three or four times a week — think […]

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Tarrant County is Mailing Property Tax Notices Early, But You Still Have Until May 31st to File

By Joanna England / April 4, 2012 / 0 Comments

“It has been common practice in Tarrant and all of the surrounding counties for YEARS that the District will send out their notice of appraised value on May 1st,” says property tax consultant Tiffany Hamil. “Tarrant County has been known to even send their notices out past May 1st, but to my knowledge they have never sent their notices out PRIOR to May 1st … until THIS YEAR.”

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Ask The Tax Doctor: What’s That 65 Homestead Exemption? Sure is Fuzzy…

By Candy Evans / March 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

A reader writes, our Tax Doctor Tiffany Hamil responds: Dear Candy: I am confused by the age 65 homestead deal in our state. Is it the same in each county? When you turn 65 do you get a break on your property taxes or are they just frozen? I understand this is because property taxes […]

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Ask The Tax Doctor: Does Living on a Busy Street Guarantee That My Property Taxes Will Be Lower?

By Candy Evans / February 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

Dear Tax Doctor: From reading the recent post, the one about the guy building a compound on Walnut Hill Lane, it seems that you can get a tax break from living on a busy street. Someone else also told me this recently. We want to lower our property tax burden and get a smaller house. I am […]

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Depleted Your Savings Account Today For Property Taxes? Your 2012 Property Tax Calendar

By Candy Evans / January 31, 2012 / 14 Comments

by Tiffany Hamil Each year in Texas, January 31 brings death to savings and escrow accounts to anyone who owns property in the Lone Star state. It is on this day that property taxes in Texas are due. We may feel the pain now, but the time to fight is actually this May. To help […]

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Dallas County Property Taxes Are Due TOMORROW: Are You Paying by Check or Credit Card?

By Candy Evans / January 30, 2012 / 0 Comments

The DCAD website is as slow as molasses today, and I’m on a ten minute hold with the tax office “due to high call volume.” It’s time to pay the property taxes and yes, I waited till the day before the very end. Property taxes are due tomorrow by midnight. I’m curious how many of you […]

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