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Tax appraisals are here! Now what?

If you own real property in Texas, you have probably received your 2017 Notice of Appraised Value.  If you haven’t, it won’t be long. Question:  What does that Notice tell you? Answer:  The appraisal district’s estimate of the market value of your property as of January 1, 2017.  If you have exemptions, it will also … Continue reading

Texas Homestead — new rules

In case you missed it, the Texas Legislature enacted new rules in this year’s session aimed at making sure that property owners claiming the Homestead Exemption from a portion of their property taxes are legitimately using the home as their primary residence.  That law took effect on September 1, 2011.  If you already own your … Continue reading

Travis County Tax Appraiser: homes down, total stable

In Travis County, much like the rest of the Austin metropolitan area, the average value of a single family home is down in 2010 compared to 2009, but gains from new construction and the commercial sector help to keep total taxable property values very near last year’s number. Continue reading