Whether your deals are in the pre-acquisition, holding, or disposition phase, RETC has the proven ability to create value for our clients by materially impacting deal and fund level returns on a consistent basis. See case studies below to learn more about how RETC drives deal success for our clients.

  • The client in this case study is a private firm that develops, owns and operates mid to high-rise multifamily properties spanning over 45 markets in North America and Europe. Collectively, they have and interest in over 200 assets with an estimated portfolio value of $10 billion.

  • The client had recently developed a senior living property. The costs the client incurred while developing this property were well above $20 million and the county appraisal district assessed the value at $29,199,960.

  • The county appraisal district decided to increase the appraised value of the client’s shopping center from $14,918,239 to $20,602,722. The appraisal district used recent transactions and rents from what they deemed comparable properties to justify the increase.

  • The client had seen very little increase in assessed value on this property for some time. However, this year the county appraisal district increased the value from $11,863,680 to $13,625,290.


  • Protecting Cashflows in an Economic Downturn
    August 19, 2020

    The economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has caused great distress upon cashflows in many sectors.  In this podcast, we discuss how certain property tax strategies can help investors to protect their  cashflows during this economic downturn. 

  • Intro to Exemptions and the Effects of COVID-19
    June 5, 2020

    In this podcast we explore the basics of exemptions and discuss how the interpretation and application of disaster exemption might be affected by COVID-19.  A summary of the discussion is also available in the PDF download below.

  • COVID-19 Timeline for Property Tax Relief
    April 2, 2020

    What occurred during the Great Recession provides insight into the what type of reaction we can expect from assessing authorities following the COVID-19 pandemic and the timeline in which investors might expect to receive property tax relief.

  • COVID-19 Property Tax Updates
    March 23, 2020

    It is anticipated that state and local governments will adjust their policies to reduce the amount of financial strain due to COVID-19. Here are detailed state-by-state updates on property taxes. We will be updating this on a regular basis as new information comes in.

  • Updates to Good Faith Tax Payments in Texas
    February 11, 2020

    Although taxpayers have always been allowed to Good Faith tax payments in Texas, there were penalties and interests associated with any remaining balance after an appeal had been resolved. The changes to the property tax code may …

  • Texas Law Impact on Development of Ag Land
    September 9, 2019

    Recently, during the 86th Texas legislative session, more than 10,000 bills were filed. Not surprisingly, some of the bills that were filed (and then ultimately passed into law) impact the real estate industry — and, more specifically, agricultural land.



It is important to know your assessment notice date as well as appeal deadlines. Missed deadlines can lead to lead to over assessment and increased taxation for your property. As guide, please use our calendar in the link below.