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Bexar County Residential Property Taxes: Taxation Without Representation

I warned you guys that my last Facebook Live post would not be the last you heard about this article I discovered from June of last year, interviewing Michael Amezquita, Bexar County’s Chief Appraiser about the current status of Bexar County’s commercial property taxes.  Here is the link to the […]

July 13, 2017

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Travis Guide and Glossary

You, the homeowner, know your home best. But it can feel like you’re in the dark when your property valuation arrives in the mail from the Appraisal District and the terminology is in an unfamiliar appraiser code. RealValueIQ aims to help homeowners understand the appraisal system and its terminology to […]

April 19, 2017

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RealValueIQ 2017: Full Service Ahead!

Announcing the 2017 RVIQ Savings Guarantee: We are really setting a new standard bar for property tax services this year with our biggest announcement yet, The RealValueIQ Savings Guarantee! RealValueIQ is promising every customer who purchases our RealValueIQ full-service protest package for the 2017 property tax season (prior to May […]

November 10, 2016

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How to File a Traditional Property Tax Protest Yourself

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 […]

November 2, 2016

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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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