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What are the Differences in Property Taxes for Multi-Family Vs. Single-Family Properties

Posted on April 3, 2018

One of the most heated debates in the property tax world is the key differences between property taxes for multi-family and single-family properties during tax season. Is one better than the other? Is there even a difference? These are both important questions that should be addressed with your property tax consultant before tax season rolls […]

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Understanding Homesteads and Over 65 Property Tax Exemptions

Posted on February 27, 2018

There are several ways to gain exemptions on your property taxes. However, there is a specific exemption in the state of Texas that is especially close to our hearts: The Homestead exemption. What is a Homestead Exemption? By definition, a homestead can be a separate structure, condominium, or manufactured home that is located on presently […]

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How Does Your Property Tax Impact Your Community?

Posted on January 31, 2018

If you own residential or commercial real estate, then you already know that property taxes are a large annual expense.  It’s an ever-increasing expense and is never something that a property owner looks forward to paying. Many people think that when they pay their property taxes, their money goes straight to some invisible government figure […]

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Top 4 Benefits to Paying Your Property Tax on Time

Posted on January 11, 2018

The only two things that people can’t avoid in life are death and taxes. Property tax can seem like a daunting amount of money to pay on taxes each year, but regardless of the price, the tax must be paid. Yes, there are ways to get around paying your property taxes on the due date […]

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First Steps After Hiring a Property Tax Consultant

Posted on December 28, 2017

Property tax season is here and if you know that you are going to be confused when it comes to how to handle this sometimes-massive bill, then you have most likely gone through the process of hiring a property tax consultant for your situation. So, you’ve hired the right representative, but what’s next? Will they magically […]

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Tips for Budgeting and Forecasting Next Year’s Property Taxes

Posted on November 20, 2017

Like most of us in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you most likely got your yearly statement for property taxes in the mail last month. If you own your home outside of a mortgage agreement, then lucky you, you get to pay all of that bill this year. However, for some people who have not sought […]

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