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Search a Bexar County database to learn who’s disputing their property appraisals

Homes in San AntonioUsing the Texas Public Information Act, reporter Karisa King obtained a huge database that tracks property tax protests in Bexar County and San Antonio. She analyzed the data and here’s what she found:

Everybody wants lower property taxes. But those with the least ability to pay rarely protest their appraised values, while owners of upscale homes are far more inclined to fight their bills.

The more costly your home, the more likely you are to protest, according to a San Antonio Express-News analysis of data from Bexar Appraisal District. …

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The story examines specific examples, and you can also search the data yourself.