Total Market Value Travis CountySource: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.
|Billions of $|
|$ Total Market Value||137||155||178||205||224||246|
Texas property owners should protest annually As part of maintaining their property, like a HVAC checkup.
Travis County Property
The Travis County Appraisal District is responsible for valuing all real estate and personal property in the county. The appraisal district alone is responsible for determining the value of all real and personal property. Property owners and property tax consultants then review the values and dispute excessive values. Following are graphs on the total value of property in Travis County and the total property tax reductions achieved through the appeal process.
Travis County Total Market
Value of Property
Travis County Appraisal District attempts to accurately value real estate and personal property. Following is a summary of the total values by type.
Property Value Reduction By Type of Appeal Source: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.
|Billions of $|
|Formal ARB Determination||0.57||0.74||1.95||2.9||4.65||4.79||4.96|
Texas property owners should protest annually since Texas law requires property owners to protest to get information on their property and comparable sales in the area. This information is free and available upon request via U.S. mail (once you file a protest).
TCAD Value Reduction By
Type of Appeal
Texans should appeal every property every year. It is impossible for the appraisal district to accurately and equitable share the tax burden of Travis County. There is no cost to appeal and about 65% of appeals are successful. Think of it like maintenance for your house; like changing the oil in your car. 20 Reasons You Should Appeal Annually
Total Property Tax Savings All Protests and AppealsSource: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.
|Millions of $|
|All Property Types||181.17||144.45||164.70||195.21||274.86||292.68||271.08|
|Commercial / All other||120.40||138.77||215.67||220.01||177.42|
Texas property owners should protest annually since Because it is the surest way to reduce property taxes.
Total TCAD Property Tax Savings
By Property Type
The next graph shows the estimated total property tax savings (based on a 2.7% tax rate and no exemptions), based on informal hearings, written ARB determinations and Judicial Appeals combined.