Property Tax Savings As Easy As A Phone Call In Collin County"Call them and just ask for comps," said real estate agent Sean Nance. "People have been telling me, 'hey, I called and they reduced my appraisal just from the phone call'."
Preparing For Your Property Tax Appraisal Protest HearingPeople who wish to lower their appraised value can appeal to their appraisal district's review board. Of course, higher values mean higher taxes.
Property Taxes Are Rising -- Here's A List Of Who Pays The MostThe difference between high-tax states and low-tax states has narrowed, resulting in a smaller gap between the states than in previous years.
Prestonwood Lake Dam At Risk Of Breaking In North ArlingtonA private dam is failing in north Arlington.
North Texas Police Warn Of Downside To Video DoorbellsPolice say the videos have led to some people being falsely accused on social media and the videos put out too soon can hinder an investigation.
Federal Prison For Former Dallas Housing Nonprofit ExecutiveA former executive with a Dallas County nonprofit housing agency must serve five years in federal prison for defrauding homeowners.
Hundreds Of Complaints Filed Against Contractors Post HarveyTexas law doesn't require contractors to be licensed or provide minimal bonds to ensure recovery if their work is subpar.
The Best Ways To Protest, And Maybe Reduce, Your Property TaxesCheck out some of the do’s and don’ts for North Texas property owners looking to protest rising home values and property tax rates.
What Really Works When Fighting Property Tax RatesAdvice includes knowing what to protest and filling out the paperwork the right way. One mistake and you're likely wasting our time.
Residents Critical Of Program To Repair Harvey-Damaged HomesSome Texas homeowners who have participated in a state-run program to repair homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey say their houses are worse off than before.
Homeowners Warn Of Contractors Taking Advantage Of Severe StormsCollin County homeowners are dealing with a side effect of last week's severe storms that can be just as dangerous and unpredictable.
From Fear To Frustration In Northwest DallasFirefighters knocked on hundreds of doors warning homeowners natural gas service would be shut off for at least three weeks while crews replaced aging lines.
Consumer Justice: 'Serial Squatters' Cost Homeowners ThousandsA North Texas couple gaming the system has been evicted from more than a dozen homes in the last few years for not paying.
New Potential Burden For Houston Homeowners: Higher TaxesMayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property tax rate to help pay for mounting hurricane expenses.
McKinney Homeowners Furious After Trees Destroyed For Road ExpansionEfforts to ease traffic in growing Collin County are coming at the expense of some beloved trees.