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Tips for Avoiding Taxes for Homeowners


By Mary Belan Doggett Property values continue climbing across Texas. Seniors need to take advantage of every possible way to minimize taxes on their home. Five things they should do: Every homeowner 65 or older should claim the Elderly Homestead Exemption. This knocks off $10,000 from the appraised value of the home for school taxes. This is...
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Looking Ahead to the Future


We all enter different stages of our life with an idea in mind of how things will go and what we should expect. Very few of us include choosing a new home in our retirement years as part of those plans and ignore the idea of retirement communities. As life continues marching on, if we get...
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