Cooke County Appraisal District appears to have over-taxed this property by 97%!

The house at 101 E Manito Cove, Lake Kiowa, Texas, 76240 sold for $279,500 in April 2020.  Cooke County Appraisal District valued this property at $550,065 for the 2020 property tax year.

The owner will pay an extra $7,305 (2.7% tax rate times amount over-valued) in property taxes, just for this year, unless they protest their property taxes or hire a property tax consultant to protest for them.

The first step for homeowners is to obtain a homestead for their primary residence.  It does not appear the home 101 E Manito Cove, Lake Kiowa, Texas, 76240 is the primary residence.  They do not have their homestead exemption.

Cooke County Appraisal District reports this 2,467 square foot house was built in 1986 and is located on a 20,090 square foot lot.

Because the property is more than 25% over-taxed, it qualifies for a substantial error protest if a routine protest was not filed.

If you know the owners of 101 E Manito Cove, Lake Kiowa, Texas, 76240 please encourage them to file a property tax protest.  Even if they missed the May 15 protest deadline, they can still file a substantial error protest.  In many cases, if they provide the appraisal district with a copy of the closing statement, they will correct the value.

Just for filing a form with a copy of the closing statement the owner can save $7,305.

Cooke County property tax information: Cooke County Appraisal District

Cooke County property tax info: Personal property