Texas Residence Homestead Exemption

It’s that time of year again!  Time to file for the Texas residence homestead exemption.

 

Filing the Texas residence homestead exemption is a great chance for homeowners to combat high Texas property taxes as well as an opportunity to reduce financial stress.  This opportunity is available to owners who live in the subject property, not leasing their home to tenants.

 

Filing this exemption is free of charge and simple for you to complete on your own.  If you are receiving mailings and/or telephone inquiries offering to file for you, these are for-profit entities, and you do not need their assistance to file and receive the exemption.

 

Benefits from the Texas residence homestead exemption include tax savings plus prevent your assessed value from increasing more than 10% annually!

 

Exemptions must be filed between January 1st and April 30th on the year of which you are applying for & you must own & reside at the subject property as your primary residence on January 1st of the application year.

 

Outlined below are the step-by-step directions on filing your Texas residence homestead exemption.  We have separated them by county as finding the necessary form(s) differ by county.

 

The Real Estate Advisors | REALTORS® from Martin Real Estate Advisors Group | United Real Estate are committed to providing you with first class service before, during & after the purchase or sale of your home.  We understand that you have a choice when buying and selling your home, and we sincerely appreciate the opportunity to assist you.

 

If we can ever be of assistance to you, your family, or your friends, please call us at 469-262-5411.  We will be here when you need us, and will be honored to assist you with your real estate needs!

 

How to File for Your Texas Residence Homestead Exemption.

Collin County

 

Go to www.collincad.org

Select Forms under Downloads.  Select Residential Exemptions.  Select Residential Homestead Exemption Application.  Download & complete the form.  Mail the completed form to the address at the top, left of the application.

Dallas County

 

Go to www.dallascad.org

Select forms under navigation links on the left-hand side.  Select Residence Homestead Exemption Application.  Enter your address and follow the directions on the screen.

Denton County

 

Go to www.dentoncad.org

Select Exemptions on the left-hand side, under Main Menu.  Select Apply for a Homestead Exemption and choose Application for Residence Homestead Exemption, includes Over-65 & Disabled).  Download & complete the form.  Mail the completed form to the address at the top, left of the application.  For Disabled Verterans, choose Apply for a Disbaled Veteran’s Exemption.  Download Disabled Veteran’s or Survivor’s Exemption Form.  Dowload & Complete the form.  Mail the completed form to the address at the top left of the application.

Tarrant County

 

Go to www.tad.org

Select Forms from the Menu at the top.  Select Homestead Exemption. Select Homestead/Over 65/Disabled Person/Disabled Vet (100%).  Download & complete the form & mail to the address at the top, left of the application.

 

TEXAS RESIDENCE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION INFORMATION

 

TEXAS COMPTROLLER RESIDENCE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

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