How to File a Traditional Property Tax Protest Yourself

By Jordan Todd | November 2, 2016

In 2015 the Texas Legislature passed new laws giving homeowners the ability to file their property tax protest online. Homeowners in eligible counties (with at least 500,000 residents) can file online if they meet these requirements: The property has a valid homestead exemption filed; The property is located in a homogeneous neighborhood; and The property is not […]

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Debunking Property Tax Myths #1

By Jordan Todd | April 5, 2016

Myth #1: Protesting Your Property Taxes Can Put You at Risk For an Increase in Property Taxes There are some common misconceptions about the property tax appeal process that I often hear from property owners who are not familiar with the property tax appeal process. For this reason we decided to create a series of […]

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Property Tax Two Step: Why You Should Always Protest and Why You Should Do It Yourself

By Jordan Todd | April 1, 2016

The content of this blog post will use statistics taken from the Travis Central Appraisal District from the 2014 Property Tax Season. The article containing these statistics was found in the Austin American Statesman on May 9th, 2015. RealValueIQ highly recommends reading the article in addition to this blog post, especially if you own a […]

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Why Is The RealValueIQ Report Important?

By Jordan Todd | March 10, 2016

The RealValueIQ report matters because it gives you, the property owner, the information you need to effectively protest your proposed taxable value. In order to understand the value of the RealValueIQ Report, we must first look at the options a property owner has in Texas when protesting their value to demonstrate inequality and receive tax […]

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