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ross: Time to Protest Your Katy Texas Property Taxes - 04/03/13 08:09 AM
The time of year to protest your property taxes is upon us again. Remember, you should protest your property taxes every year whether or not your assessed value increases, decreases or stays the same. If you do not protest them every year, the taxing authority can raise your assessed value by up to 30% in a single year going back three years if you did not protest any of those three years and your value did not change. Why protest every year?...Even if your protest is unsuccessful, it counts as measure against a dramatic future increase. You can protest your taxes (0 comments)
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ross: Kelliwood Market Report - 02/13/13 12:16 PM
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ross: Is the next thing in sinks....NO SINKS? - 02/01/13 07:14 AM
I was at a country club the other day at a leadership council meeting and was in the restroom wanting to wash my hands before lunch. I went in and this is what I saw. No sinks! I hesitated to turn on the water because I thought they had yet to install sinks and I thought the water would go everywhere. When I did finally turn on the water, without splashing, it quickly drained back into the wall. Wow! What a clever idea?! It just goes to show you never really know what is next.
ross: Five Tips When Negotiating the Sale of Your Home - 05/14/12 01:15 PM
1. Don’t get emotional. So you get a low offer. Don’t let it hurt your feelings. It’s better than no offer and often, using the right negotiation tactics, you can get the buyer up to a reasonable price. Buyers often “test the price.” Just be sure to have an experienced and educated negotiator on your side. 2. Be prepared to compromise. You will usually not get everything you are hoping for, but neither will the buyer. Decide what aspects of the offer are important to you. Consider more than just the sales price. Sometimes the timing of closing has some value (2 comments)
ross: What you may not know about smoke detectors. Katy, Texas - 11/09/11 09:59 AM
People say that their smoke detectors always go off in the middle of the night when there is a low battery or when one of the devices goes bad. Well, my experience was no exception. 1:10 AM on a Saturday morning to be exact. Not the chirp from a bad power source but the screeching alert of smoke detection. I got up and searched the house and garage inside and out and detected no signs of danger so I went back to bed. 2:10 AM, here we go again. I get up; go check the entire house, garage, inside and out (1 comments)
Halloween is over and the rush begins for all your November and December events and holiday planning. There is a great deal of activity in Katy, Texas to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Visit the Celebrations Christmas Market, Nov. 3-5 at Second Baptist Church located at 19449 Katy Fwy. This event is host to an exclusive shopping experience. Entry is free. Event includes the Salvation Army Harbor Light Choir, door prizes, photos with Santa, and more. For more information, visit second.org.
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