Category Archives: Property Value

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

Part 1: Top 10 Questions About Commercial Real Estate Appraisals

You are planning to open your first nightclub in College Station, Texas, and need to know how much to spend on a new building you have your eye on. However, asking for commercial real estate appraisals scare you. We can help you become more familiar with this report by addressing 10 common questions in a … read more

How Can You Make the Commercial Appraisal Process Faster?

Normally, a commercial appraisal should take three to four weeks to produce. But often this process can take much longer. Several delays can hinder making a commercial appraisal process faster. These derail a qualified appraiser trying to collect all the information and documentation necessary to determine an accurate value on the property.  Common Problems in … read more

Find Out Who Owns the Mineral Rights on Your Property?

Unlike other countries in the world, the United States allows mineral rights to be sold separately from surface rights to individuals or corporations. In other nations, governments typically claim minerals that exist underground. U.S. lawmakers passed the General Mining Law in 1872 to encourage settlers to move out west. Today, the 19th century measure still rules the … read more

Appraising Rural Properties Requires a Highly Qualified Appraiser

Moving from the city to the country sounds like a pretty simple thing to do. However, calculating how much you should pay for country living often becomes anything but simple. Appraising rural properties typically is the most difficult type of real estate to place a true value on. It often takes finding a highly qualified … read more

Three Appraising Approaches Determine Commercial Property Values

Planning to buy or sell commercial property? Make sure to get an accurate appraisal. Certified appraisers, like the ones at Paramount Property Analysts, can help you. We consider three appraising approaches to give you a clear picture of your commercial property’s worth. These include the Cost, Sales Comparison and Income Capitalization approaches. Three Appraising Approaches … read more

Investing in Land Can Produce Large Payoffs If You Do the Research

One of the most overlooked real estate investments includes investing in land. But this can become a huge opportunity. Find a bargain property poised for a huge payoff by doing some thorough research. Not only do you benefit financially but land offers advantages over other types of real estate, i.e. no tenants. Investing in Land … read more