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What The Texas Property Tax Relief Act (SB2) Means to You

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The majority of homeowners should like Senator Paul Bettencourt’s Property Tax Relief Act being passed by the Senate narrowly 5-4 on Monday as a positive, strictly when it comes to the property tax appeals system. It will only be positive, however, if the current three year trend continues when it […]

March 28, 2017

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Debunking Property Tax Myths #1

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 […]

April 5, 2016

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Why Is The RealValueIQ Report Important?

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 […]

March 10, 2016

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Your Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights

As a homeowner, the Texas constitution grants you these rights: You have the right to equal and uniform taxation. You have the right to ensure that your property is appraised uniformly with similar property in your county. You have the right to have your property appraised according to generally accepted […]

January 12, 2016

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Why Equity Isn’t What You Think It Means

Equity is often thought of by property owners as the “equity” they have in their home – but this is not the definition used by the state of Texas when it comes to property taxes. Equity – as it relates to your property taxes – means the Texas constitutional requirement […]

January 4, 2016

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