Are Taxes in Texas Really That Bad?

While many homeowners and commercial property owners have experienced “sticker shock” when it comes to their property valuations, where are we in relation to the rest of the country? Property taxes remain a hot topic, and there was hope for some relief when Governor Greg Abbott called a special session. Alas, property tax reform was nowhere to be seen. KUT, …

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Hot Housing Market Equals Rising Appraisals

The incredibly hot DFW housing market has created cheers and jeers from homeowners. The Real Estate Center recently released a graphic from the Community Impact Newspaper covering Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake. According to data provided by the Tarrant Appraisal District, since 2015, the total appraised values increased by 24 percent in Colleyville, by 25 percent in Grapevine, and by 26 …