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Best Year-End Prep Tips from Your Property Tax Consultants

Posted on October 19, 2017

Every year around the fall season, property tax consultants start to get a lot of questions when Texas homeowners receive their annual property tax bill. Usually, property tax is collected throughout the year based on an amount specified in your property’s mortgage agreement. However, there are some situations where a property’s year-end tax can become […]

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Ad Valorem Property Tax and You

Posted on September 15, 2017

A Dallas property owner’s property tax concerns can be difficult terrain to navigate without help. From property tax relief strategies to understanding a property tax assessment, dealing with your property taxes can be more than you bargained for without the proper help. As if standard property tax issues were not complicated enough, the topic of […]

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5 Reasons to Work with Property Tax Consultants

Posted on September 12, 2017

Every year, property tax assessments are sent out to homeowners across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Likewise, every year there are homeowners that find themselves confused with how to approach their property taxes. One simple way to clear the air on property taxes is to hire a team of property tax consultants to help you wade […]

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Understanding Your Property Tax Assessment

Posted on August 28, 2017

Your property tax assessment is a determination of the market value of your current property. As a homeowner, you will typically see these prepared around a certain time of the year. Your property tax assessment is based on recent sales of similar properties to yours around your area. While governmental entities may assume that all […]

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Differentiating Real Estate and Business Personal Property Taxes

Posted on July 17, 2017

Many of our clients come to us confused and even misinformed about property taxes and what different terms mean. The County Assessor’s Office and others use confusing lingo that throws everyone off, forcing average individuals to do their own research that ultimately still leaves them lost. We wanted to share with you the definition and […]

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Tax Assessments in Dallas Have Gone Up and Here’s What You Can Do About It

Posted on May 24, 2017

Every year it seems like either our tax rates increase or our tax assessments increase. In recent years, Dallas and Tarrant County have appeared to stay the same in terms of rates but homeowners and property owners are finding that their assessments have dramatically increased. Understandably, people are upset about the increase and don’t know […]

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