• 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.

  • REBNY’s Broker Confidence Index Score
    June 24, 2019

    A recent report published by the esteemed Real Estate Board of New York states that real estate brokers are experiencing an overall increase in confidence. The Real Estate Broker Confidence Index report looks at the first quarter of 2019.

  • 3 Factors Impacting the World of CRE Right Now
    March 8, 2019

    As we’re looking towards the end of Q1, it’s the perfect opportunity to strategize for success, longevity, and prosperity. It’s time to gain an insider’s perspective on the most pressing current trends that are impacting the scope of commercial real estate today.

  • Pre-Acquisitions Property Tax Consulting
    July 24, 2018

    This white paper defines the value that property tax consulting delivers to investors when serviced during the acquisitions phase versus the operations phase of commercial real estate investment projects.

  • Property Taxes During Underwriting
    July 24, 2018

    Although most owners/managers do an adequate job of controlling property taxes during the hold period, there is usually a lack of understanding of expectations during the underwriting process.

  • Appealing Appraisals
    July 24, 2018

    Each year, appraisal districts send out property valuations, and upon receiving a building’s assessed value, owners and investors spend time on appeals to receive what they believe is a fair value.

  • Complex Industrial Property Valuations
    July 24, 2018

    Each year appraisal districts are tasked to appraise all real estate and personal property values. Texas property tax code requires all businesses to file a business personal property tax return by April 15 of each year.

  • Minimizing Your Property Tax Valuations
    July 24, 2018

    Many states will look to increase revenue by turning to local appraisers to seek additional value in both real property and personal property across all industries, including construction.

  • Getting Behind Appraisal District Methodology
    July 24, 2018

    Dallas commercial property appraisals are out and many owners who saw an increase in values are asking themselves how these valuations came to be. If you’re one of those owners questioning this year’s numbers, consider this.

  • Property Tax Assessments – Protecting Your NOI
    July 24, 2018

    High tax bills are a potential reality for any commercial property that brings in revenue. Sometimes, a high tax payment can dramatically affect net operating income and reduce the value of a property.

  • How Do I Minimize My Property Taxes?
    July 24, 2018

    The seniors housing industry is making a gradual transition from unfamiliar territory to a more pervasive market sector. Large institutional investors are gradually becoming more familiar with the industry.

  • Appealing Property Taxes During a Transaction
    July 24, 2018

    In June and July of every year, commercial property owners and their respective agents are busy appealing the assessed values of their property taxes. But for some, the May 31st commercial property tax filing deadline has come and gone.

  • Property Tax Strategies for Data Centers
    July 24, 2018

    With this economic boom comes an increased need for data management and data centers—a growing industry in Texas. The Dallas-Fort Worth region, in particular, has become a hub for data centers.