What types of properties are assessed? 

Assessment

County appraisers determine your property's values via a variety of methods. Why is there an appraiser at my house? 

Appeals

If you disagree with the value county appraisers have given to your property, you may appeal your property value. You cannot appeal how much you owe in taxes, only how much your property has been valued. If your appeal is successful and the value of your house decreases, you may pay lower taxes. Appeals must be filed by December 31 of the year in which your property was assessed. 

Appeal Process

Your property value may be eligible for a reduction of value, possible leading to a reduction of taxes under the following circumstances: