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Tips for Property Tax Reduction

23rd December 2015
If you are a property-owner, you would have flummoxed with escalating property taxes. Being an average Joe, you would never like the way things turn to your disadvantage. Last year, you would have paid up reasonable tax dollars for your property. But this time, you find that your property....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Property Tax Reduction, Property Tax Appeal, Protest Property Tax, Property Tax Assessment

Best Way to Appeal Property Taxes

27th November 2015
When days roll on to end up in a new year, we question ourselves what’s the new-born year has in store for us. You may be in a shopping spree or wandering around places. What you can’t shove off from your unbelieving eyes is the very sight of your property tax report sitting....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Property Tax Appeal, Property Tax Reduction, Texas Property Tax

6 Reasons Investing in Commercial Property Real Estate

22nd October 2015
Whenever I watch tides in action ebbing up and flowing in seas and oceans, I can get a clear picture of markets trending up and down creating a fussy drama. No one in this market sphere is spared, even real estate investors, experiencing the effects of those restless tides. Unlike Stone....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Commercial Real Estate Appraisals, Property Tax, Property Tax Appeal,

Top 3 Common Real Estate Investing Mistakes

4th September 2015
From week to week, I struggle with what to blog about. I was talking with a friend and he told me, “Stop trying to write a text book and write what you know.” So here goes… I got budging in real estate in 2003. It has been a wild drive so far. I look back at where....
Posted in: Business Personal Property Valuation
Keywords: Commercial Real Estate Appraisal, Commercial Real Estate Services

Commercial Appraisals - How is the Value Derived?

26th June 2015
When I was in my early appraisal career, more than 20 years ago, I remember a friend who used to ask, “How do you come up with the appraised value?  Roll dice?”  The mystery of commercial appraisal valuation is common for most everyone outside the appraisal industry. ....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Cost Segregation, Real Estate Appraisers, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Property Tax Company, Cost Segregation Houston

Commercial Appraisal Tips - The Answer is Time

24th June 2015
Need a commercial appraisal?  It is a whole different ballgame compared to the residential appraisal you got when you bought a home.  Residential appraisals are typically $350-$450 and take about a week to deliver.  Commercial appraisals are typically $1,800-$2,800 and take....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Real Estate Services Company, Real Estate Research, Real Estate Support Services, Real Estate Services Firm

The MAI Designation - What Does it Really Mean?

23rd June 2015
As the impact on Houston of the recent drop in oil prices continues to unfold, reliable commercial appraisals are more important than ever.  Lenders, investors, and businessmen alike all call upon commercial appraisers with the MAI designation in seeking the most trusted, reliable valuations.  ....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Cost Segregation, Real Estate Appraisers, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Property Tax Company, Cost Segregation Houston

Commercial Appraisals - How to Reduce Back-end Problems/ Delayed Closings

22nd June 2015
By the time the appraiser is called, the buyer and seller are anxious to close.  Negotiations are complete, the contract is signed and the loan is approved.  Now all parties are waiting on the appraisal.  The last thing anyone wants is a delay in the appraisal delivery. ....
Posted in: Texas Property Tax
Keywords: Cost Segregation, Real Estate Appraisers, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Property Tax Company, Cost Segregation Houston

Commercial Appraisals - What are my Options?

19th June 2015
Appraisal regulations are ever-changing; reminds me of the saying, “Just when I learned the answers, they changed the questions!”   Currently, there are two commercial appraisal report types and it is advantageous to understand which one works for you.  Here....
Posted in: Protest Property Taxes
Keywords: Commercial real estate appraisals - fast & on-time. Service-oriented commercial real estate appraisers. Flexible formats contain costs and meet needs

5 Reasons Greece Should Not Default

17th June 2015
Greek default on debt will cause chaos in Greek economy. Greek will not be able to borrow for many years. Greek will have more difficult decisions regarding pensions and labor reform if it does default. Greece risks public revolt over financial calamity if it defaults. The....
Posted in: Protest Property Taxes
Keywords: Protest Property Taxes, Harris County Appraisal District, Reduce Property Tax



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