Before you make a decision on whether to buy or lease Austin Tx properties whether commercial or residential you’ll want to check them out on the Travis Central Appraisal District (TCAD).
On the TCAD site located at https://www.traviscad.org/property-search/ you will be able to find pertinent information that can help you evaluate properties to ensure you make the best lease or purchase decision such as:
- legal description
- Owner contact information
- Appraised value
- Taxing Jurisdiction and Property Tax rate
- Improvement / Building size & market value
- Role Value History
- Deed History
Travis CAD Property Search Options
Once you are on the site click on the blue property search button and it will take you to a searchable database of every property in Travis County. You have the option of entering one or more search terms in the blank field OR you can click on the advanced button to see more search options.
For best results when doing address searches do NOT use suffixes (e.g. St., Dr., etc) or directional prefixes (e.g. N, S, E, W). Using ONLY the street name will give you the best results. If you don’t get any results after using the whole street name then just enter the first few letters or numbers of the street name then sort through the addresses.
If you decided to click on the advanced search button you will have the following property search options:
- Owner Name
- Street Number
- Property ID
- Geographic ID
- Doing Business As (DBA)
- Mobile Home Park
- Agent Code
- Protest Status
- Informal Date
- Formal Date
- Tax Year
- Property Type
- Order Results by
- Results Per Page
Property Ownership Records & Results
Once you found the property you are looking for now you can see all the important details about it such as property tax records, assessed value, etc. This is useful information if you are considering buying a house or a commercial property in Austin Tx and want to know who the current owner is as well as the previous owners, the legal description of the property, the property assessed values, and the taxing jurisdiction and tax rate.