Things to Do in Fort Worth

Fun Things to Do in Fort Worth

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably spent the last two years reassessing your lifestyle and deciding what is most meaningful to you. As a result, you’ve grabbed the opportunity to relocate to a new place and establish roots where life is a little slower, traffic is less congested, and you can acquire a bigger house for … Continued

About Houston Texas

Best Things to Do in Houston Texas

Houston is a great city with plenty of things to do, but it can be tough to know where to start. What is the city like? Why do people continue to flock there as opposed to other popular cities in the US? And what is there to do in Houston?  These are just a few … Continued

Paying Property Taxes in Texas

Paying Property Taxes in Texas

If you own property in Texas, chances are you have to pay property taxes. They are due on January first every year in Texas, so prepare ahead of time. But what if you can’t pay the tax on time? How long can you go without paying, and what happens if you stop paying?  We’ll explain … Continued

Texas Property Tax Liens

Texas Property Tax Liens

Texas property tax liens are an important part of the Texas property tax system. If you don’t pay your property taxes, the county can place a lien on your home.  Selling a house with a tax lien isn’t the easiest thing to do. Your best bet is to keep your property taxes up to date. … Continued

Texas Property Tax Laws

Texas Property Tax Laws That You Need to Know

There are several things that could impact the asking price of your home. You can set the asking price however you want, but in order for your sale to be successful, that price has to be reasonable.  The market value of your home is determined by its size, features, construction, and finishing materials, along with … Continued

Fort Worth Property Tax Rate

Fort Worth Property Tax Rate

Are high property taxes making you consider selling your property in Fort Worth? Is it even worth selling a property located in an area with high property taxes, and how would those taxes affect the market value of your property?  This article will discuss Fort Worth’s property tax rates, how they compare to property tax … Continued

tax exemptions in Texas

Texas Property Tax Exemptions

Property tax exemptions are one of the most effective and straightforward ways to reduce your property tax bill and save money. Texas taxpayers are eligible for a variety of property tax exemptions, including homestead, over-65 homestead, disabled homestead, and disabled veterans exemptions.  Today’s article will discuss Texas property tax exemptions, what they are, how they … Continued

Guide to Property Tax in Fort Worth

Guide to Property Tax in Fort Worth (2022)

Texas is one of nine states in the U.S. that doesn’t collect personal income taxes, but relies almost exclusively on sales taxes and taxation of property, be it business or personal. As such, Texas ranks sixth as a state with the highest average property tax rates, which currently averages at 1.60%.  This means that the … Continued

cost of living in Texas

Average Cost Of Living In Texas

Over the past year, there has been a large influx of people and businesses moving to Texas. Recently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that he will be relocating his company’s headquarters from Palo Alto, California to Austin. Other companies like Hewlett-Packard and Oracle have relocated to major cities like Austin, Dallas, and Houston. These … Continued

condemned house for sale

Sell a Condemned House in TX

Did you inherit a condemned house in the state of Texas? Or are you looking to sell your own condemned house? It may seem like a huge undertaking to sell a condemned house in Texas, and you may think that you’ll never be able to find any home buyers. However, it is possible to sell … Continued

Selling a House in Poor Condition

Selling a House in Poor Condition

If you’ve recently inherited an old house, or if you own a house that has suffered extensive damage due to a fire or flood, selling it can be pretty challenging. Many realtors will charge hefty fees, and banks may turn down buyers looking to take out a mortgage on it. Even realtors who will work … Continued

house with mold in Texas for sale

Sell a House with Mold Damage

Every home has a little mold. Selling a house with mold damage, however, is another story. Not only can mold damage walls and floors in your home, but it can also make you and your family as well as the buyer and their family sick. Plus, no one wants to buy a moldy house. A … Continued

house in Dallas for sale as is

Tips for Selling a House As-Is In Dallas

The demand for homes went up after the pandemic, but not every property on the market is attracting buyers. Some homes can be a tough sell, especially if you need to do a few repairs. Investing cash to address these issues before you sell your home is an option to consider, but you should know … Continued

Selling a Hoarders House in Texas

Selling a Hoarders House in Texas

Did you recently inherit a house from your elderly family member who passed away and found out they had a hoarder house? Or are you a real estate agent in the process of helping a client sell a hoarder house in Texas? Maybe you, yourself, are a victim of hoarding disorder and are looking for … Continued

Fix Up Before Selling a House in Texas

Fix Up Before Selling a House in Texas

A well-maintained home is always a more attractive property to buyers. But if you’ve been neglecting your house for a while, now might be the time to make some serious home improvements before putting it on the market. When you fix up a home before selling, you increase the property value and bring a lot … Continued