Author Archives: Meiching Chou

What does home renovation and cake have in common?

(June 10, 2016, Austin, TX) – A good renovation lets you enjoy your home now and pay you back later.  It is like that cake you can have and eat it too!  This is the advice I gave to my girlfriend who has been stressing over whether she should sell her house, renovate or do nothing.  She looked at… Read More »

How I Lowered My Property Taxes by $1K+ in less than 10 min.

The deadline to file a property protest is less than 5 days away.  What can a property owner do to reduce the tax bill? I recently read a statistics from a so-called property tax consultant claiming that less than a quarter of property owners in Austin who filed their own protest achieved a value reduction. In other… Read More »