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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Austin sues Texas over ‘imbalance’ in property appraisal system

The city of Austin filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of Texas charging that the current property appraisal system is unconstitutional and creates “an imbalance in the tax burdens between residential and commercial property owners.”

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...

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.

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