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Property Taxes Are Keeping Families Apart

Property Taxes Are Keeping Families Apart

A Mansfield couple has seen their property tax bill rise nearly $1,200 since they purchased their home five years ago. Robbin and Andy Hallford bought their home in 2013 for $226,000 and have seen its value increase to $295,106 in 2017. Expected to rise again this...
Bettencourt Defends Harris County Taxpayers

Bettencourt Defends Harris County Taxpayers

On Friday, shortly before the Harris County Commissioners Court was set to vote on the proposed 2016 tax rate, State Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) delivered an open letter encouraging the commissioners to reduce the burden on county taxpayers. Houston’s population...
Harris County Appraisal Abuse

Harris County Appraisal Abuse

As property tax bills rolled out to homeowners, some Harris County residents were shocked to see their appraisal values of their homes more than double. Though the average increase was said to be 15% many property owners were handed above average tax bills. Harris...