Harris County

Here is a sample of reductions we obtained in various value ranges in 2021:

See how we helped Harris save!
$1,430,201 Property
Two Year Savings:
$7,508
Driftwood Shores Ct, Harris
Property example of a home on Driftwood Shores Ct in Harris County, Texas
6 Bedroom
6,463 Sq Ft
6 Bathroom
Built in 2013
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$1,430,201
New Value
$1,285,300
Reduction
  =     ($144,901)
Tax Rate
3.090968%
Year 1 Savings
=           $4,479
1% Fee
($1449)
Net Savings
=          $3,030
Year 2 Savings
$4,479
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=         $7,508
$1,105,318 Property
Two Year Savings:
$3,626
Banks St, Harris
Property example of a home on Banks St in Harris County, Texas
3 Bedroom
1,824 Sq Ft
2 Bathroom
Built in 1938
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$1,105,318
New Value
$1,006,276
Reduction
  =      ($99,042)
Tax Rate
2.330662%
Year 1 Savings
=           $2,308
1% Fee
($990)
Net Savings
=           $1,318
Year 2 Savings
$2,308*
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=         $3,626
*In the year following a successful protest, the Chief Appraiser "may not increase the market value of the property without 'substantial evidence'". Therefore, your reduction will likely survive more than one year and possibly more than two.
$715,076 Property
Two Year Savings:
$2,566
Potomac Dr, Harris
Property example of a home on Potomac Dr in Harris County, Texas
3 Bedroom
2,870 Sq Ft
3.5 Bathroom
Built in 1999
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$715,076
New Value
$645,000
Reduction
  =     ($70,076)
Tax Rate
2.330662%
Year 1 Savings
=           $1,633
1% Fee
($701)
Net Savings
=            $932
Year 2 Savings
$1,633
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=         $2,566
$670,391 Property
Two Year Savings:
$3,113
Zora St, Harris
Property example of a home on Zora St in Harris County, Texas
3 Bedroom
2,366 Sq Ft
2.5 Bathroom
Built in 2013
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$670,391
New Value
$590,231
Reduction
  =      ($80,160)
Tax Rate
2.441470%
Year 1 Savings
=           $1,957
1% Fee
($802)
Net Savings
=           $1,155
Year 2 Savings
$1,957*
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=          $3,113
$502,160 Property
Two Year Savings:
$2,607
Cottrell Ct, Harris
Property example of a home on Cottrell Court in Harris County, Texas
4 Bedroom
3,350 Sq Ft
2.5 Bathroom
Built in 1991
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$502,160
New Value
$430,967
Reduction
  =       ($71,193)
Tax Rate
2.330662%
Year 1 Savings
=           $1,659
1% Fee
($712)
Net Savings
=           $947
Year 2 Savings
$1,659*
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=         $2,607
*In the year following a successful protest, the Chief Appraiser "may not increase the market value of the property without 'substantial evidence'". Therefore, your reduction will likely survive more than one year and possibly more than two.
$422,722 Property
Two Year Savings:
$1,689
Violet Trace Ct, Harris
Property example of a home on Violet Trace Court in Harris County, Texas
5 Bedroom
3,397 Sq Ft
3.5 Bathroom
Built in 2014
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$422,722
New Value
$382,721
Reduction
  =      ($40,001)
Tax Rate
2.610968%
Year 1 Savings
=           $1,044
1% Fee
($400)
Net Savings
=            $644
Year 2 Savings
$1,044*
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=          $1,689
$265,876 Property
Two Year Savings:
$1,220
Crate Falls, Harris
Property example of a home on Crate Falls Road in Harris County, Texas
4 Bedroom
2,216 Sq Ft
2.5 Bathroom
Built in 2015
2021 Protest Results
Proposed Value
$265,876
New Value
$239,972
Reduction
  =       ($25,904)
Tax Rate
2.855638%
Year 1 Savings
=              $740
1% Fee
($259)
Net Savings
=             $481
Year 2 Savings
$740*
No Fee
(0)
Two Year Total
=          $1,220
*In the year following a successful protest, the Chief Appraiser "may not increase the market value of the property without 'substantial evidence'". Therefore, your reduction will likely survive more than one year and possibly more than two.

Harris 2022 Proposed Values Released on 3/31

In Houston single-family home sales in 2021 exceeded the record volume set in 2020 by more than 10%, while total dollar volume increased nearly 32% to a record $47 billion, according to Houston Association of Realtors. Despite low inventory, record-setting pricing, and rising borrowing rates, home sales in Houston continue to move upward. In February 2022, sales of single-family homes increased by 22.9 percent to 7,372.

If there was ever a year to make sure you kept your property taxes under control, this is the year to do it. Search for your home's 2022 property value on the Harris CAD website.

Why Protest with Us?

Homes Are Us
We do homes, not commercial properties. Homes are all we do and we do them better than most. We give each property the attention it deserves so you get the value you deserve.
97% Return
The majority of our clients choose to return to Property Tax Protest year over year to fight their increasing property taxes. Their results compound over time into significant savings. 
Below Market Value
In a rising market, comparable sales alone won't cut it. You will also need to prove your property is assessed unequally. When successful, Inequality of Appraisal always results in a value below market. Here's how we'll do it for you.
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How does it work?

1. Authorize an Agent
In order for an agent to protest on your behalf,  you must authorize them to work with your residential property in Harris County.
2. Build a Case
Utilizing Harris County property tax data; build, analyze and present the best evidence to support your protest for a reduced market value.
3. Fight for a Reduction
After a successful protest bringing down the market value of your property, you save money. We only charge 1% of the successful reduction we achieve on your property. If there's no reduction, there's no fee!

Harris County Protest Resources

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