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HCAD residential appraisers to start visiting neighborhoods and homes

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While they do it every year, the Harris County Appraisal District is reminding residents that appraisers will be visiting neighborhoods throughout the county starting Oct. 1.

With so many people working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, HCAD wants residents to know what to be on the lookout for when appraisers show up to verify neighborhood changes, property characteristics and other data.


While initially focusing on new construction, all properties are subject to verification.

“Correct data is essential to developing accurate estimates of value,” said Roland Altinger, chief appraiser. “Field inspections by our appraisers are a very important part of this process.”

HCAD wants residents know what appraisers will look like and what they will do while appraising properties.



Foremost, appraisers “will never ask to enter” a home nor ask property owners to accompany them around a

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3 Things to Consider Before Visiting Furniture Stores

If you’re looking for new furniture for your home, how do you know where to start? With so many furniture stores and types of furniture, the choices may seem overwhelming. First, narrow down what type of furniture you’d like, decide if you’re interested in shopping at a smaller, local store or a large chain and if you’re looking for custom furniture or something that’s already been manufactured.

Traditional Vs Contemporary Furniture Stores

First, decide what style furniture you’d prefer. It’s a good idea to decide if you’re planning on redoing an entire room or if you’re just updating the look of a few pieces. Also, look at the rest of your home – you may not want to design a bedroom using heavy, dark, traditional furniture if the rest of your home is done in a modern style.

If you’re unsure what type of furniture you like, look to interior … Read More

Benefits Of Visiting Kitchen Showrooms When Renovating

When planning your new kitchen or renovating, you’re sure to have some idea as to what the end result should be. The idea might come from what you see in design magazines or by looking at kitchens owned by other people.

However, before you proceed to implement your idea, it would be wise to visit several kitchen showrooms first. A visit to a good showroom that’s well furnished has many benefits:

1. Getting Renovation Tips And Ideas

When visiting a showroom, you can get the most practical ideas about where and how to place your kitchen items. You’ll also get ideas on what is best and convenient for your particular kitchen. The best thing about the whole idea of visiting a showroom is that you would get a preview of how your kitchen would appear, since showrooms are usually set up as model kitchens for your benefit. You get the … Read More