The county will charge you the property tax according to the appraised value of the house and not the purchase/market value.
However, you can protest your property taxes. Also if you plan to make this home your primary residence, then you are eligible for the homestead exemption.
Please feel free to contact me for further details.
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The 6% Commission is paid to your listing broker for the marketing and successful sale of your home. The lising broker will split that commission with the Broker who brings the successful buyer. Whether it is an even split or an uneven split, is up to you and your agent.
In Texas, all fees are negotiable. Be sure to read your listing agreement if you have one, as those commission offerings are clearly expressed in the contract. Your Realtor should go over the Listing Agreement with you in detail.
Sometimes, the Listing Broker will receive 3% and the Buyer Broker will receive 3%. Others, it will be split 2% and 4%. However, it varies in every market and even from Broker to Broker. Even the 6% is negotiable.