Texas REALTORS® are on the front lines to defend against increasing property taxes, attempts to tax real estate purchases, real estate transfer fees, and other efforts to add costs to buying, selling, or owning property.
According to the Houston Chronicle, “… the lack of affordable housing is being viewed as a crisis that affects Americans of all ages, races and income groups.”
Texas REALTORS® supports various measures to ensure a more transparent and honest conversation occurs at the local level.
Big changes in 2019
In 2019, Texas REALTORS® supported monumental property tax reform on behalf of property tax payers, known as Senate Bill 2.
Check out the video series below for an explanation of the many changes resulting from this pro-consumer legislation.