The 5 Documents You Must Have Before You Die

In the last three years, I have been involved in situations in which a seller of property was physically and/or mentally incapacitated, a spouse or other co-owner had passed away or a person had to make life and death decisions for a loved one. In the majority of cases, provisions had not been made in Read more about The 5 Documents You Must Have Before You Die[…]

How to Save Money on Property Taxes

Property taxes in Texas are due on October 1 and late after January 31st of the following year. Why should we be talking about them now you ask? Because very soon, in the next few weeks, you will receive a notice from the Central Appraisal District (CAD) of the Texas county in which your property Read more about How to Save Money on Property Taxes[…]

Texas Property Taxes Demystified

Property appraisals are soon in the mail so… In many states property taxes are paid in arrears—you pay 2011 taxes in 2012. Not so in Texas. Here’s the timeline. January 1 – Your property is appraised as of January 1st. In order for a home to claim the homestead exemption, the owner must reside in Read more about Texas Property Taxes Demystified[…]