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Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Average Hays County home market value jumps 12.4 percent since 2014

The average home market value in Hays County increased 12.8 percent between 2014 and 2015, ranging from an 8.64 percent increase in San Marcos CISD to a 16.52 percent increase in Hays CISD.

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Residents face painful penalties for late taxes starting Monday

People who are behind in paying property taxes for 2013 will be hit overnight early this week with a 15 percent increase to their balance under a state law requiring officials to refer overdue accounts to a...

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Hays County property values increase by jaw-dropping $1.4 billion

San Marcos homes increased in value by an average of about 5.9 percent, less than a 7 percent increase expected countywide

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Appraisal district seeks review board members

The Hays Central Appraisal District — the agency that sets property values used to determine tax receipts for city, counties, school districts and a host of other smaller governments — is looking for candidates to serve on...

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Hays County property values increase $770M in last year

Driven in large part by new apartment complexes, the overall value of property in Hays County increased 5.1 percent, from $15.03 billion in 2012 to $15.8 billion in 2013, according to preliminary appraisals released on Monday by...

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Longtime Hays chief deputy appraiser dies

Hays Central Appraisal District will be closed on Monday, Jan. 7 so employees can attend the funeral of longtime deputy chief appraiser Lynnell Sedlar.

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

County expects five park projects to vie for $3.5M remaining from bond

Hays County commissioners now have $3.5 million left of the $30 million approved by voters in 2007. Commissioners expect at least five projects to contend for the remaining money.

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Appraisal district installs new board of directors

Seven new Hays Central Appraisal District directors -- elected by the county, cities and school districts -- will be sworn in Jan. 21.

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Hays County’s appraised values increase nearly $1 billion

Hays County's property values are up nearly $1 billion over last year according to preliminary appraisals announced by the Hays Central Appraisal District.

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Appraised property values up more than $1 billion

The appraised market value of property in Hays County grew more than a billion dollars since last year with preliminary numbers coming in at $13.22 billion compared to $11.63 billion in 2007.

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