Property Taxes

Polls Open for Voting on Propositions and DISD, HPISD Bond Packages

By Bethany Erickson / October 21, 2015 / 5 Comments

Early voting began Monday for two sets of bond packages and a handful of proposed amendments to the state constitution. Both bond packages — one for Dallas ISD and one for Highland Park ISD — are important to the growth of the districts and even the health and safety of the students. And those amendments […]

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Is Full Disclosure Coming? Austin Sues State Over Property Tax Appraisals

By Joanna England / August 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

The end of sales price non-disclosure might be near, if the suit filed by the City of Austin against the Texas comptroller’s office is any indication. Austin Mayor Steve Adler, who submitted the 10-page suit on Monday, argued that the ad-valorem taxation system is unconstitutional because it isn’t “equal and uniform.” Texas is one of […]

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Four More Days to Protest Property Taxes: Who Pays the Least, Who Pays the Most in North Texas?

By Candy Evans / May 28, 2013 / 10 Comments

You have a few more days to protest your property taxes, then it’s all over for another year. While he sifts through the late-comers who decide they need a pro to help them lower property values before the May 31 deadline, I asked Rob Wheelock to give us the low down on  property tax rates […]

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Tax Season: When It Comes to Property Taxes, Treat Your Home Like the Commercial Big Boys

By Candy Evans / May 16, 2013 / 4 Comments

Should you treat your home like a commercial property when it comes to property taxes? For many, a home is their biggest single investment. So why NOT do what the big boys do and scrutinize every expense on your home, from repairs and maintenance to property taxes? We reached out to Rob Wheelock for a sneak peak […]

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Notices of Appraised Residential Real Estate Values Are Out, and Our Tax Doctor is IN

By Candy Evans / May 10, 2013 / 4 Comments

We welcome our new Tax Doctor on Candy’sDirt.com, Rob Wheelock of PropertyTaxManagers.com. (His ad is on this page, click on it and wander over to his website.) Rob is a tax fighting veteran with more than 10 years of experience who also works on special assignment for the Texas State Comptroller’s Office as an Arbitrator, settling property tax disputes between […]

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Jenna Bush Hager & Real Estate: They Still Have a Townhome to Sell in Baltimore

By Candy Evans / April 16, 2013 / 0 Comments

I’ll bet Jenna Bush Hager and her cute hubby, Henry, sure wish they had bought a place in Dallas. They would get a bigger home to bring home baby Mila, and mom and dad would be nearby. Instead, because of work, they bought a cute townhome in the Federal Hill area of Baltimore back in […]

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