5 Things To Look For In  A Property Tax Consultant

When it comes to your property tax consultant, the quality of their services will make all the difference. But how do you know what makes a good consultant? This is where our blog post comes in. We’ve identified five key qualities that distinguish great consultants from mediocre ones. Let’s dive in!

Things To Look For In  A Property Tax Consultant


When you’re looking for a property tax consultant, it’s important to consider the company’s reputation. One way to do this is by checking out its BBB profile, which contains information about the company and its business practices. Look for consultants who have been in business for a long time and have positive client reviews. You can also search online for more information on local property tax consultants through sites like Yelp or Angie’s List.

Relevant Experience

The most important point to remember when hiring a consultant is that they should have relevant experience. The consultant should be able to provide you with their knowledge of local regulations, property tax laws, and the appeals process. Additionally, they should be familiar with your property type (single-family home vs. apartment building), as each property has different requirements for filing taxes and other paperwork.

It’s also important to hire someone who has worked on similar issues before—for example, if your property is located in an area with many residents with mobile homes or manufactured homes and the consultant only deals with single-family houses. It may not be worth hiring them as they won’t be able to understand all aspects of your situation at hand!

Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Choosing someone familiar with all compliance laws and regulations is important when looking for a property tax consultant. If your consultant doesn’t know the ins and outs of tax law, they won’t be able to help you make educated decisions about your property taxes.

Compliance with laws and regulations is one of the key things that set us apart from other firms in our industry. We’ve served clients like yours for over a decade, helping them understand their tax responsibilities and working daily to meet or exceed those expectations.

Expertise in Appeals

If you are looking to appeal property taxes, the consultant you choose must have expertise in appeals. When seeking out a consultant who specializes in property tax appeals, there are several things to consider:

Will this person be able to help me navigate the appeals process?

Does this person have experience with the particular county or jurisdiction where I live?

Does this person know what information is required to complete my appeal successfully?

If, after considering these questions and others like them, you feel confident in your choice of consultants and would like some more specific examples of what they can do for you when appealing taxes, then keep reading!

Communication Skills

When you speak with a consultant, they must communicate clearly and effectively. They should be able to explain complex concepts in easy-to-understand terms and be willing to listen closely to the client’s needs.

A consultant with strong communication skills will ensure that their clients understand what they’re working on, why it’s important, and how long it will take. The right consultant can answer any questions during this process so that progress can continue smoothly without delays simply because the information wasn’t communicated effectively enough.


It’s important to take your time when looking for a property tax consultant. Make sure you check their credentials, ask for testimonials from past clients, and get references from friends or family members who have used them. 

How Ray Tax Group Can Help 

The Ray Tax Group is Texas’ Premiere Property Tax consulting firm. We are a team of seasoned professionals, licensed attorneys, real estate agents, and property tax consultants with knowledgeable support staff. We have represented thousands of property taxpayers throughout Texas with residential, commercial, and business personal property tax issues.

When you hire the Ray Tax Group, you have to fill out a couple of forms, and our team of Property Tax Experts will handle the rest. We will file your protest, review your account and use our proprietary software to find the absolute best evidence to support the lowest possible valuation. We are very successful at it.

Contact us here to see how we can help you save.