1st Quarter Sales Report for Area 41 – Southeast Denton County

In previous issues, we talked about Area 41. If you remember, Southeast Denton County, in REALTOR® vernacular, is called Area 41. Years and years ago, BC (that’s Before Computers), area REALTORS® organized the various real estate markets in the MetroPlex. In doing so, Southeast Denton County became Area 41. (See the map below.) Roughly the boundaries are 35W on the Read more about 1st Quarter Sales Report for Area 41 – Southeast Denton County[…]

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[…]