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Tricia Frazier, a licensed real estate consultant with Realty Associates, is a full time agent dedicated to guiding buyers and sellers through successful real estate experiences.

File for Homestead Exemption...Save on Property Taxes

January 3rd, 2018

Did you purchase a home between January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017?  If so, you may be eligible for homestead exemption on that property if it is your primary residence.  It's a great way to save on your property taxes by filing for this exemption.  It's does not cost you anything to file the application and once you have filed it, and it is recorded by Harris County Appraisal District, you will continue to receive homestead exemption savings annually until ownership changes.  There are some requirements you will have to meet but its definitely worth the small amount of time it may take to read up on it and then file.  Visit for more information.  If you are a iPhone user, there is an app which will allow you to file right from your iPhone, click here for app.  There is a filing deadline involved, so don't delay...get started today.  If you have questions, feel free to contact me (832)233 7215.  If you purchased in county beside Harris County, just visit that county's Appraisal District website for more infomation on how to file.  

Also, if you purchased your home(and you currently reside in the property as you primary residence) prior to January 2017 but have never filed for your homestead exemption it's not too late.  File now to begin your savings on your property taxes.

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