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Where Are Property Taxes the Highest?

Posted on October 27, 2016

Property taxes vary across the country, but living in a state where property owners pay the highest average property taxes doesn’t necessarily mean that living in that state is unaffordable. There are a variety of other factors that can influence the overall cost of living in a particular region, and property taxes are just one […]

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What To Do If You Filed For An Extension To Pay

Posted on October 13, 2016

The IRS publishes dates when various taxes are due, but some taxpayers may find it necessary to file for an extension to pay. Not only do extensions feature a new payment date, but the extension must be filed on time to qualify for the privilege of paying at a later date. In some circumstances, environmental […]

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5 Property Tax Misconceptions

Posted on September 22, 2016

If you’re a homeowner, or you own commercial property in The Lone Star State, it’s important to understand everything you can regarding property taxes in Texas. It’s not uncommon to believe a variety of property tax misconceptions, particularly if you’re new to paying property taxes, or you’ve only owned property in Texas for a short […]

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Property Tax Talk: Benefits of Owning a Second Home

Posted on August 22, 2016

Have you considered purchasing a second home? Well, with mortgage interest rates at a major low, right now is a great time to do so. Whether you want to use it as a rental property, a place you can escape to on the weekends with your family, or a combination of both, owning a second […]

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Property Tax News: Texas Ranks Fifth of U.S. States with Highest Property Tax Burdens

Posted on August 5, 2016

In Texas, we do everything big. That’s our state’s motto, and we stick by it… even when it comes to property tax burdens. This year, Texas ranked as the fifth highest state with the biggest tax burden. In front of the Lone Star State is Illinois, New York, New Hampshire, and New Jersey. According to […]

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What to Do After You Have Received Your Proposed Property Value

Posted on July 28, 2016

Although many associate the spring with tax season, the summer is the time when you will get your 2016 Notice of Proposed Value for your real estate property. While property taxes aren’t something that requires days of work to analyze, it is best to set aside a little time to go over your taxes and […]

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