Paying Taxes on an Inherited Property in Texas

Paying Taxes on an Inherited Property in Texas

April 19, 2022

Inheriting a property can be a complicated and overwhelming process, especially if there are taxes owed on the home. From federal estate taxes to property taxes—there are different laws and tax exemptions depending on the state. Here is a quick guide to help you navigate paying taxes on an inherited property in Texas: Capital gains…

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Critical Dates for Filing Property Tax in Texas

Critical Dates for Filing Property Tax in Texas

April 15, 2022

If you own a home or commercial property in Texas, it is essential to stay up to date when paying your property tax bill. Texas has some of the highest property taxes in the nation, making it easy to fall behind on payments. If you miss your property tax bill payment, you will be subject…

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How the May 2022 Election in Texas May Affect Property Taxes

April 4, 2022

On May 7, 2022, voters in Texas will decide whether to lower some property taxes that fund schools in a special election. Property taxes are collected on residential and commercial properties to help fund cities, counties, school districts, and special districts. Because Texas does not tax on income, Texans are charged higher property tax rates…

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Why is my Property Tax Bill Higher this Year?

March 30, 2022

Were you caught off-guard by a higher Texas property tax bill this year? Whether you pay your property taxes directly or you have an escrow account set up with your mortgage, property tax increases can be an expensive surprise. But what makes your property taxes increase? Here are a few of the most common reasons.…

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What to Look for in a Property Tax Lender

March 1, 2022

Getting a property tax loan in Texas can be a simple process completed in just a few days–if you’re working with the right lender. Property tax loans are different than many loan products on the market. Home mortgage loans, for example, require endless requests for documents, numerous inspections and appraisals, and long wait times for…

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Options for Paying Your Property Taxes

February 24, 2022

So, you have received a property tax bill or notice that you are delinquent on paying your property taxes. Now what? If you’re like most people, you don’t have thousands of dollars in the bank to simply make a payment. An expensive bill and the stress of impending late charges and interest fees can be…

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Understanding the Texas State Property Tax Process

February 19, 2022

There are many great benefits of living in Texas, including no state income tax. However, Texas is known for having some of the highest property taxes in the country. Property taxes are collected on residential and commercial properties to help fund cities, counties, school districts and special districts. There are several steps along way in…

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Determining if You Need a Property Tax Loan

February 2, 2022

Is a Property Tax Loan Right for Me? In a crowded sea of loan options, including dozens of lenders online at your fingertips, how do you know where to start shopping? And how will you know what kind of lender is right for your unique situation? Answer a few simple questions and we can help…

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Types of Property Tax Exemptions in Texas

January 5, 2022

Although every property owner in Texas is taxed on the value of their property, it is possible to qualify for a partial or even total exemption that reduces the property amount on which you are taxed. What type of exemptions are there and how can you find out if you qualify? Below are the most common exemptions…

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