Let’s just face it -- sometimes the sold data just does not cooperate. Every comp you look at justifies the appraisal district’s value. Are you at a dead end?? Maybe…. But don’t throw in the towel just yet!! Remember, at best the district has seen only the front of your house and most likely … Continue reading What do you tell the appraisal district about your house??
Much is being said and written today about the softening of the real estate market across the nation and in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The Wall Street Journal even had a recent article “U.S. Housing Boom Coming is to an End – Starting with Dallas.” Any local real estate agent will tell you that the … Continue reading What is a “Normal” Market?
Marks the New Year !! New Year Resolutions are formulated! Is a great day to watch football! And yes, January 1 is one of the three critical days in the Property Tax Calendar. What is so critical about January 1 you say…. Let me give you the short list (and believe me, there is more): … Continue reading Property Taxes and January 1
That is a question all Realtors, Appraisers, Builders, Lenders, etc. get every day from the public. It can be in the elevator, cocktail hour, or any other casual venue. There is only one answer to that question, however… And, surprisingly the answer is always the same no matter which cycle we are in or what … Continue reading How’s the Market??
While it is generally true that in Texas you have until May 15 or 30 days after you receive your value notice, whichever is later, to file your protest, there are some exceptions. Today, we will talk about Section 25.25(d) in the tax code, commonly referred to as a late protest. In short, if … Continue reading How and when you might be able to file a late property tax protest.