We set out to make protesting property tax simple by building a simple tool that anyone could use to save money and time on their property taxes. The result was PropertyTaxReduction.com, a proven solution that’s been highly successful in helping Houston area homeowners reduce the taxable value of their home.
Most people lack the time and expertise required to prepare a credible appeal package on their own, and nobody likes splitting their tax savings with a hired professional. For years, unfairly assessed homeowners have had only these two options.
Our web-based appeal platform does all the work for you. No more countless hours doing research and calculations and no more high contingency fees that negate your tax savings.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why can’t I find my address?
If you’re having trouble locating your address, it’s likely for one of the following reasons:
- First, be sure your home is located in one of the following counties: Harris County, Fort Bend County, Brazoria County, Galveston County, Montgomery County.
- Your property must be a single-family residential home.
- IMPORTANT: Your address much appear exactly as it does on your appraisal notice. Often this requires the use of abbreviations. Enter “Dr” not “Drive”, “Ave” not “Avenue”, “St” not “Street”, “Cir” not “Circle”. NOTE: There should be no punctuation anywhere in the Street Address.
- Your appraisal district may have issued your initial value at a later date than the bulk of properties in your county. If this is the case, Contact Us to be notified when your home is supported.
How do I know if I should protest?
How much time is required to build my Property Tax Reduction Report?
What happens after I purchase my Property Tax Reduction Report?
When is the deadline to file a property tax protest in Texas?
Will documenting problems with my home help get my property taxes reduced?
Does challenging my property tax assessment make my house worth less?
Do you attend a hearing for me?
How are property taxes calculated?
Below is an example of how property taxes are calculated for a home appraised for $300,000 with an estimated tax rate of 2.5%:
|Your Home Assessment||Your Tax Rate||Your Property Taxes|
As an example, assume you entered your address, and data supports a market value of $265,000, rather than the appraisal district’s assessed value of $300,000:
|Our Indication of Value||Your Tax Rate||Your Property Taxes|
The value supported by our data is $35,000 less than the appraisal district’s assessment. A $35,000 difference multiplied by a 2.5% tax rate equates to $875 in potential property tax savings:
|Assessment Reduction||Your Tax Rate||Potential Tax Savings|