Nearly 400,000 homeowners in Travis County were sent appraisals this year, and the Appraisal District is expecting about one-quarter of those people to protest. Property values rose by 11 percent in Travis County in 2015; that’s thanks to the city’s continued population growth. That now means the average cost of a home is just over $355,000. That’s about $35,000 more than last year....
Tuesday’s Property Tax Appraisal Forum its happening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Central Austin. Homeowners have until June 1 to protest or 30 days after they received their appraisal — whichever one is later.
Of course, Travis County, who raised the appraisals, also wants a $300 million dollar courthouse this November: