Property Taxes

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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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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