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Texas Property Tax Law Changes for 2018

Last year the Texas legislature made many changes to the Texas Property Tax Code. Most of these changes became effective on January 1, 2018.   Here is a link to a  publication from the Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Division which summarizes all of these provisions. Link to Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Division Among...
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The Cantrell Report – January 2018

D-FW a Relocation Destination, List Says—With 80,000 Moving in Annually, N. Texas Ranks 2nd Among Top Markets Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News If you’ve noticed a lot of out-of-state license plates, there’s a reason. Almost 80,000 people a year are moving to North Texas. And the Dallas-Fort Worth area ranked...
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The Cantrell Report – December 2017

Apartment Permits Up in DFW Area 2nd to New York, with 20,000 Units Through September Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News Dallas area apartment developers have kept up the building pace this year, adding new projects in recent months.  Dallas ranked second only to New York for total apartment building permits...
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Multifamily Property Taxes – What You Need To Know

Accompanying higher multifamily and commercial real estate prices are rapidly increasing property tax valuations. Multifamily owners and investors alike should be prepared for such increases, and be ready to contest over-assessments. There are also a myriad of property tax issues associated with the development, purchase or sale of multifamily properties....
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The Cantrell Report – October 2017

Pertinent Information for Apartment Owners Mark Cantrell, CMI The Cantrell Reports is a monthly snapshot of useful information to multi-family property owners. Read the full October 2017 Cantrell Report by clicking the link below.

The Cantrell Report – September 2017

Property Taxes Remedy for Unequal Appraisal Robert A. McCulloch, CMI In a practice known as “sales chasing”, appraisal districts often increase the appraised values of properties that have recently sold to their sales price. However, adjusting a property’s appraised value to its sales price greatly undermines the overriding concern of...
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