About Me

William Martin AIA is a Licensed Architect in the State of Texas and and Licensed Property Tax Consultant with more than 18 years experience in valuing both Commercial and Residential properties in Austin and Central Texas. Former Vice-Chair of Travis Appraisal Review Board with experience in conducting and/or hearing more than 5,000 property value appeal cases over a 6 year period while serving on that Board.

 

Experience:

 

Experienced in property valuations using income and sales comp approaches in addition to equity comparisons. Represented both commercial and residential property owners in Travis, Williamson and surrounding Counties in Central Texas since 2004. Successful in presenting unique property characteristics which affect property values i.e. environmental, topographic, physical, structural and economic factors. Successfully lowered assessed Property values on more than 5,000 cases.

 

Background/Civic Involvement:

 

Resident of Austin since 1962 and Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Architecture Degree. Past President of the Austin Chapter, American Institute of Architects and former Chair of the Airport Advisory Board for the City of Austin and the Balcones Civic Association. Member Executive Committee, Capitol Area Council - Boy Scouts of America and First Vice-President of the Downtown Founders Lions Club and Vice-Chair of Improvements - Texas Lions Camp, Kerrville, Texas.

Former Member Advisory Board - Wells Fargo Banks, Austin Region - Past President Austin founder Lions Club

Guest Lecturer - University of Texas at Austin and Travis Appraisal Review Board. 

Continuing Education - Real Estate Appraisals and Real Estate Law 1998 to date - Texas A & M University,

State of Texas - Comptrollers Office, Property Tax Division

Member - Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals -

 

Client references upon request

 

My motto: Carpe diem – seize the day!

Useful Links:

 

www.traviscad.org  (Travis Central Appraisal District )

www.wcad.org  (Williamson Central Appraisal District )

www.co.travis.tx.us  (Travis County Tax Assessors Office )

www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/proptax/  (State Comptroller )

www.city-data.com/city/austin-texas.html  (City of Austin Data )

www.texas.gov  (State of Texas data )