Property Taxes

DFW Apartment Dwellers Catching Up to Homeowners When it Comes to Property Taxes

By Candy Evans / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Allen Gwinn is a number cruncher. Or a gadfly. Or a muckraker/local political analyst. By day, he teaches at SMU School of Business as a Professor of Practice. Basically a detailed data miner, he has taught information technology at SMU Cox School of Business for 30 years. For years, Gwinn also ran a popular website called Dallas.org, […]

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State Rep. Victoria Neave’s Abrams Road Property Headed for Auction Block

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
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She’s made a name for being an effective legislator since beginning her career in the Texas legislature after winning against Kenneth Sheets in 2016, but State Rep. Victoria Neave is getting some attention now for something entirely different — her delinquent property taxes. Neave represents District 107, which includes parts of East Dallas and Mesquite. […]

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Texas Lege Signs Off On School Finance, Property Tax Relief Bill

By Bethany Erickson / May 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Squeaking in just before May 27 and sine die, lawmakers in the state House and Senate passed a school finance bill that will provide raises for teachers, pre-K, and property tax relief. The final OK comes a day after Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced that the two […]

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Property Tax Protest Deadline Is Today, And Filing Is Easy

By Bethany Erickson / May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Don’t say we didn’t warn you — the deadline for property tax protests is uh, today. And if you think this requires a massive scramble of documentation to file, we have good news: It can take as little as 10 minutes. We’ve been telling you about PropertyTax.io since last year. It’s an online tool developed […]

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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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Stop Everything: Have You Filed Your Homestead Exemption?

By Bethany Erickson / April 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
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  Easter is over, but we’re going to quote a rabbit anyway — if you’re waiting to file your homestead exemption for your property taxes, you may find yourself late, late, for a very important date.

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