Following trends in Travis and Williamson counties, the average market value for homes in Hays County increased 1.9 percent, to $166,167 from $163,005, preliminary figures show.
For the entire Hays appraisal roll, preliminary 2013 market values for commercial and residential properties rose 5.1 percent from 2012 levels, $15.8 billion from $15 billion in 2012, with most of that value coming from residential, apartment and commercial growth, Hays County Chief Appraiser David Valle said Monday.
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The average home value of Hays County and by district:
Hays County $163,005 — $166,167
Hays CISD $131,078 — $133,768
San Marcos CISD $129,583 — $131,340
Dripping Springs ISD $267,343 — $273,584
Wimberley ISD $195,793 — $198,645
City of San Marcos $120,280 — $123,157
City of Kyle $124,981 — $126,437
City of Buda $160,398 — $163,845
Source: Hays Central Appraisal District
The deadline for property owners to file a protest of their appraised values is May 31, or 30 days after the notice was mailed, whichever is later.
Property owners can file a protest at the Hays Central Appraisal District office, 21001 North I-35 in Kyle, or call 512.268-2522 for information.
Last year the district received 7,549 protests.