Filing Your Homestead Exemption

As a homeowner in Texas, you may apply for a residential homestead exemption on your primary residence if you occupy the property as of January 1st of the year for which you apply. You only need to apply once (i.e. not ...

Is Austin in a Real Estate bubble?

I frequently hear the following question from my clients about the Real Estate market in Austin: “Are we in a Bubble market, and if so, when is it going to burst?” The clients that ask this question are typically Buyers (owner occupants or...

Effects of the New Tax Plan for Homeowners

President Trump signed off on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TJCA) last week after both the House of Representatives and Senate approved it. This sweeping tax reform package has been well-publicized in the media, but how do the changes potentially affect families and...