homestead exemptions

HCAD Encourages Homeowners to Take Advantage of Homestead Exemptions

The Harris County Appraisal District is encouraging homeowners to make sure they have the homestead exemptions they are entitled to. “One of the easiest ways a homeowner can lower their property tax bill is to file a homestead exemption,” said Roland Altinger, chief appraiser. A homestead is generally the house and land used as the owner’s principal residence on Jan. 1 of the tax year. “Homestead exemptions can reduce the appraised value of your home, […]