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Reasons Why You’re Overpaying Your Property Tax

Posted on December 16, 2019

With the property tax costs continually rising each year, it’s no surprise that most homeowners don’t think before they pay that lump sum in February. However, as Dallas property tax consultants, we’re here to say that overpaying can happen; you just have to know the signs. If you’re dreading that next property tax payment, here are […]

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Reasons to Pay Property Tax Before Thanksgiving

Posted on November 18, 2019

A property tax bill isn’t usually something homeowners in Dallas don’t think about paying until the end of January. However, there is no law in place that says you can’t pay your tax bill early. Yes, it may seem odd to throw down the money before it’s due, but as property tax consultants, we can […]

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Red Flags to Look Out for When Purchasing Tax-Delinquent Properties

Posted on October 18, 2019

Tax-delinquent properties can be a blessing and a curse for first-time home buyers. Sure, you may have negotiation power and be enticed to buy in by motivated sellers, but it’s always advised to enter into a sale with full knowledge of past real estate tax and what other issues you’re getting into. While tax-delinquent properties […]

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Understanding Your Property Tax Abatement

Posted on September 18, 2019

Dallas commercial building owners are always on the lookout for ways to reduce the annual amount they have to pay to the county in property taxes. One of the most efficient ways we’ve discussed in the past is a property tax appeal. However, not everyone has the time it takes to dedicate an appeal and […]

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How File a Property Tax Protest and Win the Battle!

Posted on August 15, 2019

Texans tend to file a property tax protest when they receive a property tax assessment that serves as a prelude to what they’ll be paying in the next year during tax season. While appraisal districts do their best to get the numbers and facts right, sometimes mistakes get made. Property tax bills have continuously become […]

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What To Expect From The Recent Property Tax Reform Bill

Posted on July 17, 2019

Throughout the latest administration, Dallas residents have witnessed significant tax reform movements that have had an impact on property taxes throughout the state of Texas. Recently, our Gov. Greg Abbott signed a property tax plan that has the goal of lightening the load that property owners face during tax season. If you haven’t already heard […]

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