Category Archives: Property Value

3 Tips to Consider when Investing in Commercial Property in Texas

You’re considering investing in commercial property, and you want to get as much value as possible for your money.  Luckily, Texas is here to oblige. Offering a population of about 29 million people and an expansive 267,000 square miles of land, Texas currently contributes to 48% of our great country’s population growth. The land isn’t … read more

Why Real Estate is Such a Great Investment!

If you own real estate, you know that real estate valuations are at a high point today. This is great news for property owners, and it’s a trend that shows signs of continuing for years to come. If you don’t own any Texas property, either commercial real estate or residential property; now is an excellent … read more

How to Choose an Estate Planning Attorney

If you own property in Texas, it’s time to start thinking about estate planning and management. No matter how much property you have, it’s critical to understand the land valuation process, since this impacts everything from taxes to inheritance.  We believe one of the first steps to take is to hire an estate planning attorney … read more

Estate Planning: 5 Documents You’ll Need to Get Started

Estate planning: you know it’s essential, but how do you begin the process? What estate planning documents will you need to get started? If you’re asking these questions, you’re not alone. The fact is that estate planning can be confusing, and it helps to have a skilled attorney guide you through it. While the range … read more

Texas: The Business Friendly State

According to a study conducted by Spectrum Location Solutions, LLC, 1,800 companies left California in 2016. While those companies spread across the country, many went to one of the most business-friendly places in the union: the Lone Star state. In fact, Texas has held the first-place position as far as business-friendly states go for more … read more

How do you Measure the True Value of Your Business?

Your business: you’ve put years of blood, sweat, and tears into it. You know precisely what it’s worth to you. How do you measure the actual value of your business, though? If you’re raising new funding, applying for a loan, or selling your company, the first step is to determine your business value. Luckily, this … read more

Understanding “Land Value” and What it Means for Your Property Taxes

It’s that time of year again: property tax appraisal notices are making their way to mailboxes everywhere. Property owners, meanwhile, are reacting with various levels of shock and bewilderment. This makes sense, given that property valuations and property taxes in Texas can feel baffling. Fortunately, it’s not too late to do something about your property … read more

The Importance of an Appraisal in an Insurance Claim

Insurance: you carry it to protect your property. If you’re like most people, though, you hope never to file a claim. That’s understandable. Unfortunately, things happen, and damage to your property can be sudden and unexpected. In these cases, you’ll be grateful that you have insurance, and thankful for the damages your policy will cover. … read more

Why is it Important to get a Land Appraisal in Texas?

If you own land in Texas, having a recent appraisal on the property is essential. Many people who buy and sell property don’t fully understand the importance of an assessment, or how land valuation professionals determine the value of a property. Today, appraisals are critical to the estate planning process and are especially important in … read more

Estate Planning: How to Get Started

Creating an estate plan is a lot like building wealth or training to run a marathon: it takes some time and a very intentional approach. If you’re like most people, you know that you should develop an estate plan, but you might not be sure where or how to start. Don’t worry – you’re not … read more