Property Taxes

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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Property Tax Protests: What Condition My Condition Is In

By Bethany Erickson / April 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

So you’ve gotten that property tax valuation, and in the process of slamming it down on the table, you notice a giant crack on the ceiling. “Surely,” you think, “if I take a picture of this, it’ll help me argue my case that the appraisal district did me wrong!” Yes, and no. See, it’s April […]

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Property Tax Bills Are Coming — Are You Ready?

By Bethany Erickson / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Property tax bills will be hitting mailboxes this month, and if you’re like many homeowners in Texas, you might experience a bit of sticker shock. And you might even think about protesting that valuation to get a lower bill, but where do you start? After all, the deadline to file a protest is May 15 […]

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Tarrant County Taxes: Something’s Gotta Give

By Seth Fowler / April 9, 2019 / 11 Comments

    According to a recent report from CoreLogic, home prices in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex increased by nearly 4 percent from February 2018 to February 2019. In the State of Texas, Fort Worth took home first prize as the municipality where home prices increased the most during that span with 5.7 percent increase.  Not a […]

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Richardson ISD Adds Its Bill to Neave’s Property Tax Tab

By Bethany Erickson / March 4, 2019 / 1 Comment
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On the heels of the revelation that Dallas County is suing State Rep. Victoria Neave for more than $26,000 in late property taxes on her Abrams Road home, Richardson ISD has filed documentation that would bring Neave’s total delinquent tax tab to more than $50,000. The district filed an intervening motion March 1 that added […]

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