property taxes

Save on your Property Taxes Today - A Refresher on the Homestead Exemption

Save on your Property Taxes Today - A Refresher on the Homestead Exemption

One of the most common tax benefits of home ownership (outside of mortgage interest) is the Homestead Exemption for your primary residence. Surprisingly, it is often ignored and/or misunderstood by homeowners. Simply put, the Homestead Exemption reduces the taxable value of your home, resulting in a lower property tax bill.

Reviewing and Protesting your Property's Assessed Value

Reviewing and Protesting your Property's Assessed Value

Reality is that nobody likes taxes. Let's face it - if you moved from out of town into our Lone Star State, chances are that you had sticker-shock when you saw the property tax rates. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to keep your property taxes in check - and keep some of this money in your pocket.