Who Governs A Local County Appraisal District?
Texas is one of the fastest growing states in America, with many new residents moving in each year looking for jobs, opportunities, and warmer weather. If you’re considering moving to a state where everything is bigger (and better), then it’s vital to understand how property is taxed here. Ad valorem taxes are taxes whose amounts […]
Which Local Taxing Units May Tax My Property In Texas?
As a property owner in Texas, you are subject to ad valorem property taxes. This means that the value of your property is assessed annually by local taxing units (such as counties and cities), and you pay taxes on that assessed value. This article explains which local taxing units can tax your property and how […]
What Is An Appraisal Review Board?
The Appraisal Review Board (ARB) is an integral part of the appraisal process. It’s a panel of volunteer real estate appraisers who advocate for property owners and consumers. The ARB reviews complaints about residential appraisals and helps ensure that property appraisals are fair, accurate, and in compliance with industry standards. The ARB provides education for […]
Property Taxes & The Texas Constitution
The Texas Constitution is one of the most critical documents in the state. It contains all the laws and rules that govern our lives here in Texas. You must follow specific rules if you want to avoid paying more than what is required. The property tax is collected by local governments and distributed throughout their […]
Ray Tax Group
Harris County Property Values Reach Record Highs Everything’s bigger in Texas, including, as of 2022, property taxes. While this famous moniker pokes fun at the biggest state in the U.S., Texas is now facing a super-sized property tax problem. The real estate market in Texas is booming, much like the rest of the nation, with […]