Property Taxes

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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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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Title Tip: How Do Prorations Work to Pay Your Fair Share?

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor At closing, some items, like real estate taxes, are divided up between the buyers and sellers so that each party pays their share of the expenses. This is called proration. The amount each party pays is based on the number of days in the year (or month) that they own […]

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Property Tax Pain About to Get Real, And Here’s How to Manage It

By Joshua Baethge / February 13, 2019 / 1 Comment

Complaints about skyrocketing property tax bills are nothing new, but few people take the time to find out exactly what goes into that number. For many, fighting property taxes has not been a priority because they could ultimately write-off the amount on their income taxes. That changes this year. Under the guidelines of the Tax […]

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Texas Legislature Gavels In: Bathrooms Out, Property Taxes and Schools In

By Bethany Erickson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Bathrooms? That’s so 2017. The new hot legislative priorities lighting up Austin this legislative session are school finance and property taxes. Think I’m kidding? New House Speaker Dennis Bonnen put it on a cup — actually, every cup in the Senate lounge is now emblazoned with “School Finance Reform, The Time Is Now.” The session […]

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