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Fort Bend Central

Fort Bend Central
Local Appraisal District

Property Tax Protection Program™

Fort Bend County Appraisal District

County: Fort Bend
Street Address: 2801 B.F. Terry Blvd.Rosenberg, TX 77471-5600
Mailing Address: 2801 B.F. Terry Blvd.Rosenberg, TX 77471-5600
Phone: 281-344-8623
Website: www.fbcad.org
Major Cities: Fulshear, Katy, Kendleton, Meadows, Missouri City, Needville, Rosenberg, Simonton, Stafford, Sugar Land

Fort Bend Central Texas totals 885 square miles, with a 2019 population of about 811,688.  Adjacent counties include Waller, Harris, Austin, Brazoria and Wharton county. The total market value of real property and personal property in Fort Bend Central in 2018 was $181,000,000,000. Fort Bend Central 2018 property taxes are estimated to total $2,000 million, based on an effective tax rate of 2.4% including homestead exemptions.  Fort Bend Central property owners protested the noticed value for 50,290 houses and 18,390 commercial and BPP properties. Fort Bend Central Appraisal review Board appeals were successful for 39% of the owners. Property owner property tax protests in Fort Bend Central results in savings of $46.25 million in 2018, or $673 per account protested. The 2018 budget for the Fort Bend was $13,080,000 including 118 employees.





10 Year Trend

Tax Year Residential Property Valuations % Change from prior year Residential Valuations CPI Annual Change CPI
2008 31,993,094,994
2009 33,784,766,444 5.60% 5.6% 2.70% 2.7%
2010 34,528,121,992 2.20% 7.9% 1.50% 4.3%
2011 35,617,576,680 3.16% 11.3% 3.00% 7.4%
2012 36,979,401,926 3.82% 15.6% 1.70% 9.2%
2013 39,565,507,663 6.99% 23.7% 1.50% 10.9%
2014 44,308,758,946 11.99% 38.5% 0.80% 11.7%
2015 51,534,529,177 16.31% 61.1% 0.70% 12.5%
2016 57,360,375,373 11.30% 79.3% 2.10% 14.8%
2017 60,995,534,140 6.34% 90.7% 2.10% 17.3%
2018 62,954,379,022 3.21% 96.8% 1.90% 19.5%


Tax Year Commercial Property Valuations % Change from prior year Commercial Valuations CPI Annual Change CPI
2008 6,605,283,597
2009 7,789,715,443 17.93% 17.9% 2.70% 2.7%
2010 8,819,185,796 13.22% 33.5% 1.50% 4.3%
2011 8,820,628,424 0.02% 33.5% 3.00% 7.4%
2012 9,459,620,382 7.24% 43.2% 1.70% 9.2%
2013 10,804,083,481 14.21% 63.6% 1.50% 10.9%
2014 11,359,845,811 5.14% 72.0% 0.80% 11.7%
2015 12,511,877,647 10.14% 89.4% 0.70% 12.5%
2016 13,811,173,549 10.38% 109.1% 2.10% 14.8%
2017 13,857,367,898 0.33% 109.8% 2.10% 17.3%
2018 14,377,835,867 3.76% 117.7% 1.90% 19.5%

ENROLL TODAY In the Property Tax Protection Program™

Your property taxes will be aggressively protested every year by the #1 property tax firm in the county. If your taxes are not reduced you PAY NOTHING, and a portion of the tax savings is the only fee you pay when your taxes are reduced! Many FREE benefits come with enrollment.

Fort Bend Central Property Tax Appraisal

O’Connor is the leading representative for the Fort Bend Central property owners because:

  • For over 20 years, O’Connor has provided property tax consulting services in the Fort Bend Central and has continuously produced results.
  • O’Connor is the most aggressive property tax consultant.
  • We know the processes and appropriate contacts at Fort Bend Central.
  • Our experience has allowed us to compile sales and unequal appraisal data consistent with the format expected by the Fort Bend Central and the Fort Bend Central Appraisal Review Board.

Why choose O’Connor?

  • We do not charge any fees for market value reductions, unless we reduce your property taxes.
  • We take the fight to the Fort Bend Central for you every year, whether your value is up, down or does not change.
  • We are the nation’s largest property tax consulting firm.
  • For the 2015 tax year, the firm lowered assessed value by more than $1.8 billion, resulting in estimated tax savings of around $49 million* on behalf of its residential and commercial clients. Already increasing in 2016, the firm has filed more than $2.2 billion and 185,000+ protests of assessed value, reducing client taxes by $60 million*.

*Based on average tax rate of 2.7 percent.

Fulshear, Katy, Kendleton, Meadows, Missouri City, Needville, Rosenberg, Simonton, Stafford, Sugar Land homeowners, commercial property owners and business owners hire O’Connor for property tax appeals because of our consistent results and aggressive attitude. Our property tax consultants have the experience in the Fort Bend County to reduce Fulshear, Katy, Kendleton, Meadows, Missouri City, Needville, Rosenberg, Simonton, Stafford, Sugar Land property tax assessments.

O’Connor is uniquely aggressive and effective in reducing property taxes by:

  • Being an effective taxpayer advocate for change, including introducing unequal appraisal and forcing to provide hearing evidence packages when requested by taxpayers.
  • Achieving almost double the amount of tax savings compared to other commercial property tax consultants.
  • Protesting every property, every year.
  • Preparing for informal and formal hearings at an elite level.
  • Aggressively seeking settlements at the informal hearing process.
  • Aggressively attending and presenting evidence at appraisal review board (ARB) hearings (attending more ARB hearings than the next 10 largest firms combined).
  • Uniquely continuing the appeal process beyond the ARB and assertively coordinating lawsuits for property owners.
  • Pioneering the use of binding arbitration to achieve equitable results for owners of homes and small commercial properties not able to pursue a judicial appeal.
  • Providing contingency fee services to clients regardless of property value as part of our mission to help property owners.

Research Tip: A great resource to search Fort Bend Central commercial property valuations.
They have in depth valuation stats on all commercial properties.

Property Tax Protection Program™ Benefits

  • No flat fees or upfront costs.  No cost ever unless your property taxes are reduced.
  • All practical efforts are made every year to reduce your property taxes.
  • Never miss another appeal deadline.
  • Property taxes protested for you annually.
  • You do not have to accept the appraisal district’s initial guesstimate of value.
  • We coordinate with you regarding building size / condition to avoid excess taxes.
  • Free support regarding homestead exemptions.
  • Some years are good – typically 6 to 7 out of 10 will result in tax reduction for you.
  • The other 3 to 4 years out of 10 we strike out. Most often due to people issues in the hearing process. Some years we get an easy appraiser at the informal; some years someone who is impossible to settle with.
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When you submit your enrollment, you understand this is a risk free offer to you. If your taxes are not reduced you PAY NOTHING, and a portion of the tax savings is the only fee you pay when your taxes are reduced.