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Fort Bend Property tax protest

LAYMAN: Some hope for residential Fort Bend & Texas property tax protest

Committee Hearing On Property Tax Reform Provides Hope For Change FORT BEND COUNTY ( – Texas property tax protest was on a lot of people’s minds when I testified before the Texas senate committee on property tax reform & relief, last week. There were several hundred property owners and local officials addressing our skyrocketing property taxes. I was encouraged by […]

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LAYMAN: Fort Bend CAD’s 2016 “Appraisals” are a magical work of fiction

In my March housing report I included data points for 2016 first quarter sales in Fort Bend County. In that piece, I detailed how local home prices were basically flat year-over-year, with new home prices actually showing declines from a year ago. I also predicted that the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District might ignore the […]

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Industrial park being built in Stafford

STAFFORD, Texas (Covering Fort Bend) -Crow Holdings Industrial is building a 352,000-square-foot business park at the corner of West Airport Boulevard and Murphy Road in Stafford. It will be called Stafford Grove Industrial Park. The Class A development will consist of three buildings: a 95,400-square-foot rear-load building, a 165,000-square-foot cross-dock building and a 91,560-square-foot front-load building. […]