Tips for a successful Property Tax Protest in Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Montgomery, or Galveston Counties

  1. Include pictures with your PropertyTaxReduction Report. | If you are trying to prove your home is in worse condition than the typical home in your neighborhood, it is always helpful to have photo evidence to back up your claims.
  2. Need home repairs? Provide a bid / estimate. | It’s helpful to document repairs your home may need, but it’s even more powerful if you can provide a bid to show exactly how much it should impact your valuation.
  3. Familiarize yourself with the property tax protest process. | Most appeals are settled at the Informal (or Online) protest. If your appraisal district does not make an offer you agree to accept at the Informal level, your case goes to the Appraisal Review Board (ARB). Review the ARB Slideshow for helpful tips in the event your appeal goes to the ARB. provides help protesting property taxes for homeowners following Houston area counties.  We believe it’s the best way to appeal property taxes because with minimal effort you can maximize your tax savings by eliminating the high contingency fees associated with hiring a property tax consultant.

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