What to Know About Investing in Delinquent Taxes in Texas

October 10, 2023

Texas has some of the highest property tax rates and is one of the largest states in the nation, which means there are plenty of properties sold at auction for unpaid property taxes. A property tax sale is an auction conducted after a property has been foreclosed on due to unpaid taxes, which can create…

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At What Age Do You Stop Paying Property Taxes in Texas?

September 14, 2023

Oftentimes, Texans wonder at what age they will no longer have to pay property taxes. Unfortunately, there is no way to avoid paying property taxes entirely–no matter your age. However, once you reach the age of 65 or older, you are eligible for some relief. This might entail property tax deferrals, senior homestead exemptions, or…

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How Property Taxes in Texas Compare to Other States

August 29, 2023

Property taxes are constantly brought up as a topic of discussion within Texas politics. Due to Texas’s high property tax rates, Texas lawmakers and residents often wonder if property taxes are too high in comparison to other states. While property taxes may seem higher, there are other factors to consider. In this blog, we will…

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What to Know About the Texas Property Tax Relief Bill Before Voting in November

August 22, 2023

After many months of disagreement, Texas lawmakers finally came to a compromise on Thursday, July 13, 2023, when the Texas House passed Senate Bill 2, advancing the property tax relief bill to Governor Greg Abbott for his approval. This compromise includes an increased homestead exemption and will deliver more than $18 billion in property tax…

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Real Estate Taxes Vs. Property Taxes in Texas. What’s the Difference? 

August 9, 2023

If you own property in Texas, you are probably familiar with real estate taxes, or as some may refer to as property taxes. These two terms are often used interchangeably, however, they have different meanings and are not the same in certain situations. This is especially important for Texans when it comes time to pay…

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Can Bankruptcy Stop Property Tax Foreclosure in Texas?

July 26, 2023

If you have received a written notice that your property is “subject to foreclosure,” or “in foreclosure,” because of unpaid property taxes, you may be wondering if filing for bankruptcy could save your home from foreclosure in Texas. The short answer is yes. But it is important to note that this should be your last…

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What to Do If You Get Sued by the Texas County Tax Collector

July 19, 2023

Are you dealing with a lawsuit from your local tax collector due to unpaid property taxes in Texas? We understand this can be quite overwhelming due to the serious consequences that can come from a lawsuit against you–including the possibility of losing your home. Fortunately, there are a few options that can help you get…

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Got Hit with the July Tax Penalty? Here’s How We Can Help

July 11, 2023

Texas property taxes are already some of the highest in the nation, and when your county starts piling on interest, penalties, and collection fees, it can start to feel almost impossible to get your taxes paid off. Especially after July 1st, when you are hit with the biggest penalty of the year. If this has…

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Do Property Tax Liens Show Up on Credit Reports in Texas?

July 3, 2023

Most property owners in Texas can agree that not paying property taxes on time can lead to a whole host of problems. One of these problems includes a property tax lien, which is automatically attached to a property when the owner fails to pay their delinquent property taxes on time. If this sounds like you,…

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5 Counties in Texas with the Highest Property Tax Rate in 2023

June 20, 2023

From its rich history, booming market, delicious cuisine, and tax-free income – there are many reasons that motivate people to buy a home and settle in Texas. But what many non-Texans don’t know is that property taxes in the Lone Star State can be high! Due to the lack of personal income tax, counties in…

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