Property Tax Protection Program

Total Market Value Brazoria CountySource: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.

Billions of $
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
$ Total Market Value 30 31 34 36 44 49
Single Family 12 13 15 16 18 18
Multi-family 1 1 1 1 1 1
Commercial 3 4 4 4 4 5
All Other 14 13 15 16 21 25

Texas property owners should protest annually As part of maintaining their property, like a HVAC checkup.

Brazoria County Property
Tax Trends

The Brazoria County Appraisal District is responsible for valuing all real estate and personal property in the county. The appraisal district alone is responsible for determining the value of all real and personal property. Property owners and property tax consultants then review the values and dispute excessive values. Following are graphs on the total value of property in Brazoria County and the total property tax reductions achieved through the appeal process.

Brazoria County Total Market
Value of Property

Brazoria County Appraisal District attempts to accurately value real estate and personal property. Following is a summary of the total values by type.

Property Value Reduction By Type of Appeal Source: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.

Billions of $
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total 0.4135 0.0281 0.7136 1.1556 1.909 2.5662 1.1077
Informal Appeal 0.3657 0.0052 0.68 1.12 1.83 2.4 1.04
Formal ARB Determination 0.018 0.0185 0.023 0.0278 0.0596 0.1207 0.0164
Judicial Appeal 0.0298 0.0044 0.0106 0.0078 0.0194 0.0455 0.0513

Texas property owners should protest annually since Texas law requires property owners to protest to get information on their property and comparable sales in the area. This information is free and available upon request via U.S. mail (once you file a protest).

Brazoria CAD Value Reduction By
Type of Appeal

Texans should appeal every property every year. It is impossible for the appraisal district to accurately and equitable share the tax burden of Brazoria County. There is no cost to appeal and about 65% of appeals are successful. Think of it like maintenance for your house; like changing the oil in your car. 20 Reasons You Should Appeal Annually

Total Property Tax Savings All Protests and AppealsSource: Texas Comptroller, compiled by O’Connor, and not affiliated with any appraisal district.

Millions of $
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
All Property Types 11.1645 0.7587 19.2672 31.2012 51.543 69.2874 29.9079
Single Family 5.31 6.25 12.35 9.83 9.31
Commercial / All other 13.96 24.95 39.19 59.46 20.6

Texas property owners should protest annually since Because it is the surest way to reduce property taxes.

Total Brazoria CAD Property Tax Savings
By Property Type

The next graph shows the estimated total property tax savings (based on a 2.7% tax rate and no exemptions), based on informal hearings, written ARB determinations and Judicial Appeals combined.

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