Tax Appraisals

“Half of a Texas Homeowner’s Property Taxes Would be Needed to Pay Pension Contributions”

By Candy Evans / November 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Watchdog.org is a great site to read (and subscribe to) for nitty gritty (gritty) fiscal news. Doing a little search, back in 2011, Watchdog ran this headline: Pension reformers warn of looming breaking point, cite governments’ ‘actuarial bullshit’ That was when legislators in tiny Rhode island voted overwhelmingly to remove pension benefits from all its employees […]

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How Tight is Dallas Real Estate Inventory? Realtors Have Turned To Cold Calling

By Joanna England / May 16, 2013 / 4 Comments

The first source cited in this report from Bloomberg Businessweek is Dallas Realtor Mary Beth Harrison, who has turned to poring over tax records to find homeowners who might be motivated to sell if they knew how much money they could make. “That’s how hot things are now,” Harrison said. I haven’t heard reports of […]

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Property Tax Appraisals In Your Mailbox but Never Fear: The Tax Doctor Is In!

By Candy Evans / April 30, 2011 / 0 Comments

May means great weather, less sneezing, and, in North Texas Real Estate parlance, time to grit our teeth over home appraisals. Property tax appraisals went out Friday, so this coming week we should be getting the hard, cold news about property taxes. Dallas rates have gone up. Property values have gone down. Will the Appraisal […]

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