8 Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill in Texas

January 10, 2023

January 10th is known as Cut Your Energy Costs Day, a day to encourage homeowners to use less energy and save money at the same time. For Texas property owners, this can be an excellent opportunity for you to free up some cash, especially with the Texas property tax bill deadline approaching at the end…

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Texas Property Tax Bills: What to Expect this October

October 5, 2022

Nik Stavros, CEO of Johnson & Starr chats with David Arkin, co-founder of Check Out DFW to talk about what Texas homeowners should expect in October when their property tax bills arrive. Read our summary of the interview below. CheckOutDFW.com is a first-of-its-kind real estate and local recommendations product that helps Texas locals live more…

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County Appraisal Process

July 26, 2022

An appraisal is a written estimate of a home or property’s value based on current market conditions. In Texas, each county has an established appraisal district that is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within that district. Keep reading to discover how the county appraisal process works in Texas.  County Appraisals in…

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